I'm just a clumsy, hazel-eyed girl from a small town who likes interesting pictures and inspiring quotes that help me escape reality every once in a while. I didn't take these pictures, unless otherwise noted.
Behind every exquisite thing that existed, there was something tragic. Oscar Wilde (via vanescos)
She had a nostalgia for a life she had never lived. Nancy Lemann, The Fiery Pantheon (via acupofteaandsomeoldbooks)
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears. Edgar Allan Poe (via petrichour)
[The] average daydream is about fourteen seconds long and [we] have about two thousand of them per day. In other words, we spend about half of our waking hours — one-third of our lives on earth — spinning fantasies. Jonathan Gottschall, “The Storytelling Animal” – the science of how we came to live and breathe stories. (via fragilis)
Maybe it’s just in America, but it seems that if you’re passionate about something, it freaks people out. You’re considered bizarre or eccentric. To me, it just means you know who you are. Tim Burton (via queencersei)