'Maybe,' he said hesitantly, 'maybe there is a beast. What I mean is, maybe it's only us.'
— William Golding, Lord of the Flies (via likeafieldmouse)
Exile is more than a geographical concept. You can be an exile in your homeland, in your own house, in a room.
— Mahmoud Darwish (via likeafieldmouse)
I was happy. I loved the night, I loved it so much it almost hurt. In the night everything seemed possible. I wasn’t sleepy at all.
— Banana Yoshimoto, Asleep (via revoult)
I like it when it rains hard. It sounds like white noise everywhere, which is like silence but not empty.
— Mark Haddon, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (via ohfairies)
If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine. It is lethal.
Paulo Coelho (via saevitas)
I know the night is not the same as the day: that all things are different, that the things of the night cannot be explained in the day, because they do not then exist, and the night can be a dreadful time for lonely people once their loneliness has started.
— Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms (via larmoyante)