"I am overwhelmed with things I ought to have written about and never found the proper words."
Virginia Woolf, Diaries Volume One 1915-1919 (via bornforatimesuchasthis)
"For each person there is a sentence—a series of words—which has the power to destroy him."
PHILIP K. DICK, Valis (via funpoolparty)
"I don’t want just words. If that’s all you have for me, you’d better go."
F. Scott Fitzgerald (via fleshscars)
"Words, they climb all over you ‘Til they uncover you From where you hide."
"Talk, talk, talk: the utter and heartbreaking stupidity of words."
William Faulkner, Mosquitoes: A Novel (via talkativolive)
"For everyone is pained by the thought of disappearing, unheard and unseen, into an indifferent universe, and because of that everyone wants, while there is still time, to turn himself into a universe of words."
• Milan Kundera (via talkativolive)