Literature is strewn with the wreckage of those who have minded beyond reason the opinion of others.
— Virginia Woolf, A Room of One’s Own (via observando)
 queroserpicasso:

by Leen

queroserpicasso:

by Leen

 teachingliteracy:

(by t_p_bradley)
She burned too bright for this world.
— Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights (via observando)

karamazove:

1.Wall of books —  Amsterdam

2.Bookstore Mural — Pittsboro

3.Inside a Bookshelf —  Sweden

4.Library Mural — Poland

5.Flying Books — San Francisco

6.Heart, Culture and Pedagogy — Canada

7.La Bibliotèque De La Cité — France

8.Larchmere Mural — Ohio

9.Duluth Public Library - Minnesota

10.Transformer Books —  Russia

The worst feeling ever is not knowing whether you should wait or give up.
— (via spvandi)

(Source: luxury-andfashion)

vintageanchorbooks:

Writers portrait series by artists Pietro Spica.

More here: http://ow.ly/wIHe6

The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, illustrated by N. Zeitlin, Moscow: Kolos, 1981 (reprinted from a 1956 edition).

(Source: sidgwicks)

 aseaofquotes:

Khaled Hosseini, And the Mountains Echoed

aseaofquotes:

Khaled Hosseini, And the Mountains Echoed

 
by myjetpack:
Originally an illustration for the New York Times: http://nyti.ms/1fzxQ4C
My book of cartoons ‘You’re All Just Jealous of my Jetpack’ is available now:US: http://www.amazon.com/dp/1770461043UK: http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/1770461043Other stockists and info at www.tomgauld.com

by myjetpack:

Originally an illustration for the New York Times: http://nyti.ms/1fzxQ4C

My book of cartoons ‘You’re All Just Jealous of my Jetpack’ is available now:
US: http://www.amazon.com/dp/1770461043
UK: http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/1770461043
Other stockists and info at www.tomgauld.com

The woman who doesn’t need validation from anyone is the most feared individual on the planet.
Mohadesa Najumi  (via nonelikejesus)

(Source: nyu-tah)

 booksandpieces:

A fairy tale book display in a shop at the Efteling Theme Park in Kaatsheuvel, The Netherlands.

booksandpieces:

A fairy tale book display in a shop at the Efteling Theme Park in Kaatsheuvel, The Netherlands.
I liked the idea, how the past could be preserved, fossilised, in the stars. I wanted to think that somewhere on the other end of time, a hundred light-years from then, someone else, some distant future creature, might be looking back at a preserved image of me and my father at that very moment in my bedroom.

Karen Thompson Walker, The Age of Miracles

(via distantheartbeats)

 chaboneobaiarroyoallende:

"Some might think that the creativity, imagination, and flights of fancy that give my life meaning are insanity."
Vladimir Nabokov

chaboneobaiarroyoallende:

"Some might think that the creativity, imagination, and flights of fancy that give my life meaning are insanity."

Vladimir Nabokov