"The laws that keep us safe, these same laws condemn us to boredom"
Chuck Palahniuk, Choke
"A Mexican worker said: “If I am a wetback because I crossed a river to get here, what are you, who crossed an entire ocean?"
— Luis Alberto Urrea, The Devil’s Highway. (via theblacksophisticate)
(Source: elephantsandmangoes, via mercurxy)
"He was overcome by the sensation that Life was an enormous rucksack so impossibly heavy that, even though it meant losing everything, it was infinitely easier to leave all baggage here on the roadside and walk into the blackness"
— Zadie Smith
"And in the end we were all just humans…drunk on the idea that love, only love could heal our brokenness."
— F. Scott Fitzgerald
I don’t know where all you people are coming from, but y’all seem pretty swell. I like it.
"I want to go places and see people. I want my mind to grow. I want to live where things happen on a big scale."
— F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Ice Palace (via sexten)
(Source: left-nut, via courtneyburt0n)