"True contact between beings is established only by mute presence, by apparent non-communication, by that mysterious and wordless exchange which resembles inward prayer."
— E.M. Cioran, from The Trouble With Being Born (via violentwavesofemotion)
"I prefer winter and fall, when you feel the bone structure of the landscape—the loneliness of it, the dead feeling of winter. Something waits beneath it, the whole story doesn’t show."
— Andrew Wyeth (via apoetreflects)
(Source: fables-of-the-reconstruction, via apoetreflects)
"Everyone I most honor is silent; all silent, and so I have trained myself to silence; induced to it also by the terror I have of my own unlimited capacity for feeling."
— Virginia Woolf, Selected Letters (via heartisthedrum)
(Source: violentwavesofemotion, via thosewings)