Every mind must make its choice between truth and repose. It cannot have both.
— Ralph Waldo Emerson (via divisionofahero)
And there I sat, long long ago, waiting for the world to know me.
— Nathaniel Hawthorne (via petrichour)
Sorrow is knowledge, those that know the most must mourn the deepest, the tree of knowledge is not the tree of life.
— Lord Byron (via ciampi12)
To be a poet at twenty is to be twenty: to be a poet at forty is to be a poet.
— Eugene Delacroix (via roadtrips101)