I have sea foam in my veins, I understand the language of waves.
Jean Cocteau, from Le Testament d’Orphée (Les Éditions Cinégraphiques, 1960)

(Source: fables-of-the-reconstruction)

I think a person needs to learn from childhood to find himself alone. It means to not be bored when you’re by yourself, because a person who finds himself bored when alone – as it seems to me – is in danger.
Andrei Tarkovsky, A Poet in the Cinema (via mrsfscottfitzgerald)

(Source: armix)

Book are finite, sexual encounters are finite, but the desire to read and to fuck is infinite; it surpasses our own deaths, our fears, our hopes for peace.
Roberto Bolaño, Literature + Illness = Illness (via hellanne)
Some things, once you’ve loved them, become yours forever. And if you try to let them go, they only circle back and return to you. They become a part of who you are, or they destroy you.
Kill Your Darlings (2013)
The evil of the world is made possible by nothing but the sanction you give it.
John Galt