Laurel Dixon

23. Writer in training. Poetry, fiction, coffee. Cat person. Editor of Miss'ing Magazine.

“Even the jerks earn some of our affection. We can be glad they’re gone and yet still mourn the good parts.”

—   Shannon Hale, Midnight in Austenland (via simply-quotes)

(Source: simply-quotes, via the-saudade-love)

“The most authentic thing about us is our capacity to create, to overcome, to endure, to transform, to love and to be greater than our suffering.”

—    Ben Okri (via ifnothingelsebekind)

I needed this.

(Source: manufactoriel, via ifnothingelsebekind)

Me today.

“Violence, even well intentioned, always rebounds upon oneself.”

—   Lao Tzu (via ifnothingelsebekind)

(Source: occult101, via ifnothingelsebekind)

“Creativity is intelligence having fun.”

—   Albert Einstein (via maxkirin)

(via bluestockingbookworm)

“Just because you fell in love with the river
doesn’t mean you must feed it your bones.”

—   Jeanann Verlee, “Polyamory, with Knives,” published in Nailed Magazine (via bostonpoetryslam)

(via brokencircadian)

“A comfort zone is a beautiful place, but nothing ever grows there.”

—   Unknown (via yeoja)

(Source: mikeotastico, via igottobeme)


Arm of the Seine near Vetheuil, 1878
Claude Monet


Arm of the Seine near Vetheuil, 1878

Claude Monet

(via themarkstarr)

“Printer’s ink has been running a race against gunpowder these many, many years. Ink is handicapped, in a way, because you can blow up a man with gunpowder in half a second, while it may take twenty years to blow him up with a book. But the gunpowder destroys itself along with its victim, while a book can keep on exploding for centuries.”

—   Christopher Morley, The Haunted Bookshop (via observando)

(via bookporn)