1. (Source: aurorae, via champagnepapucho)


  2. "I have seen Sansho only once, a decade ago, emerging from the cinema a broken man but calm in my conviction that I had never seen anything better; I have not dared watch it again, reluctant to ruin the spell, but also because the human heart was not designed to weather such an ordeal."
    — happy 60th, Sansho Dayu (via dylzo)

    (Source: bfi.org.uk, via dylzo)


  3. karenfelloutofbedagain:

    I think the main mistake made when analyzing how poor people live is functioning under the assumption that being poor is just like being rich except with less money. Nothing could be further from the truth.


  4. "There’s a word for it,” she told me, “in French, for when you have a lingering impression of something having passed by. Sillage. I always think of it when a firework explodes and lights up the smoke from the ones before it.”
    “That’s a terrible word,” I teased. “It’s like an excuse for holding onto the past.”
    “Well, I think it’s beautiful. A word for remembering small moments destined to be lost."
    — Robyn Schneider, The Beginning of Everything  (via 5ft1)

    (Source: xhezzi, via ifellupthestairs)


  6. "Stay close to anything that makes you glad you are alive."
    — (via psychedelic-orgasm)

    (Source: stxxz.us, via materialworld)


  7. "Learn to love solitude, to be more alone with yourselves. The tragedy of today’s young people is that they try to unite on the basis of carrying out noisy and aggressive actions so as not to feel lonely, and this is a sad thing. The individual must learn from childhood to be on his own, for this doesn’t mean to be lonely: it means to not get bored with oneself, because a person who finds himself bored when he is alone, it seems to me, is a person in danger."
    — Andrei Tarkovsky on being asked, ‘What would you like to tell young people?’ [x]  (via notmanetstype)

    (Source: funeral-wreaths, via notmanetstype)

  8. "Will I be with You tonight in Paradise?"

    La Passion de Jeanne d’Arc
    (Carl Theodor Dreyer, 1928)

    (Source: jamesbadgedale, via frenchcinema)


  9. "A savage desire for strong emotions and sensations burns inside me: a rage against this soft-tinted, shallow, standardized and sterilized life, and a mad craving to smash something up, a department store, say, or a cathedral, or myself."
    — Hermann Hesse, Steppenwolf (via larmoyante)

    (via lipfused)


  10. "We write in darkness. We love
    in alleys. We breathe into beige
    paper bags. Anything to mollify
    the confusion. Anything to simplify
    the math."
    — Bill Yarrow, “Bees in the Eaves,” published in Mad Hatters’ Review (via bostonpoetryslam)

    (via fleurishes)