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On this day in 1895, Oscar Wilde was arrested after losing a libel case against the Marquess of Queensberry.
"Most people become bankrupt through having invested too heavily in the prose of life. To have ruined oneself over poetry is an honour."
—Oscar Wilde

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On this day in 1895, Oscar Wilde was arrested after losing a libel case against the Marquess of Queensberry.

"Most people become bankrupt through having invested too heavily in the prose of life. To have ruined oneself over poetry is an honour."

—Oscar Wilde

As the hours crept by, the afternoon sunlight bleached all the books on the shelves to pale, gilded versions of themselves and warmed the paper and ink inside the covers so that the smell of unread words hung in the air.
Maggie StiefvaterShiver (via abagofbooks)

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"I don’t think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains." — from Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl

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"I don’t think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains."
— from Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl

Solitude gives birth to the original in us, to beauty unfamiliar and perilous - to poetry. But it also gives birth to the opposite: to the perverse, the illicit, the absurd.
— Thomas Mann, Death in Venice
(via somebody-else)

(Source: honeyforthehomeless)

 
 thomerama:

Linda Apple

thomerama:

Linda Apple

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Edgar Allan Poe statue slated for October unveiling in Boston.

vintageanchorbooks:

Edgar Allan Poe statue slated for October unveiling in Boston.

otherwinchester:

DA LIT MEME  (3/10 SERIES OR BOOKS)

→ THE CATCHER IN THE RYE by J.D Salinger

Books admitted me to their world open-handedly, as people, for the most part, did not. The life I lived in books was one of ease and freedom, wordly wisdom, glitter, dash and style.
— Jonathan Raban (via thegirlandherbooks)

(Source: literatureismyutopia)

 Hermione Reading before Bed by ~Lincevioleta
 nevver:

Mark Z. Danielewski
The duty of youth is to challenge corruption.
— ― Kurt Cobain (via psych-quotes)
 
by martha-anne:
A speculative front cover for one of my favourite books.

by martha-anne:

A speculative front cover for one of my favourite books.

So therefore I dedicate myself to myself, to my art, my sleep, my dreams, my labors, my suffrances, my loneliness, my unique madness, my endless absorption and hunger - because I cannot dedicate myself to any fellow being.
— Jack Kerouac  (via thatkindofwoman)

(Source: wordsnquotes)