"Character-traits are secret psychoses."

Sandor Ferenczi

"There are always two deaths, the real one and the one people know about."

Jean Rhys, Wide Sargasso Sea (via larmoyante)

(via journalofanobody)

"What if I slept a little more and forgot about all this nonsense."

Franz Kafka (via blackestdespondency)

(via blackestdespondency)

"All life is a dream. No one knows what he’s doing, no one knows what he wants, no one knows what he knows. We sleep our lives, eternal children of Destiny."

Fernando Pessoa

(Source: blackestdespondency, via fuckyeahexistentialism)

Anhedonia, hypersomnolence, malaise, depression, suicidality, existential crisis < amphetamine withdrawal/human existence.

"Realize deeply that the present moment is all you will ever have."

Eckhart Tolle

(Source: psych-quotes, via restlessmindsandconstantfetishes)

“Nothing is funnier than unhappiness.” ― Samuel Beckett

“Nothing is funnier than unhappiness.” ― Samuel Beckett

(via nevver)

Erik Erikson’s Final Developmental Stage

Integrity versus Despair: The main developmental task is accepting life as it is, without desire to change the past or change others. When this stage is mastered, the individual acquires the wisdom necessary to face the inevitability of death with equanimity and without dread. 

"Hemingway came to his famous “plain” style, I believe, through his compulsion to say about certain objects—only this is real, this is real, and my emotion connects them."

Alfred Kazin, afterword to The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn 

(Source: spokemnemosyne, via nietzxsche)

"I talk to God but the sky is empty."

Sylvia Plath

(Source: c0gs, via journalofanobody)