Find meaning. Distinguish melancholy from sadness. Go out for a walk. It doesn’t...– Albert Camus (via cosmiic)
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The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows: sonder →
dictionaryofobscuresorrows: n. the realization that each random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own—populated with their own ambitions, friends, routines, worries and inherited craziness—an epic story that continues invisibly around you like an anthill sprawling deep underground, with elaborate…
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dictionaryofobscuresorrows: n. a phenomenon in which you have an active social life but very few close friends—people who you can trust, who you can be yourself with, who can help flush out the weird psychological toxins that tend to accumulate over time—which is a form of acute social malnutrition in which even if you devour an entire buffet of chitchat, you’ll still feel pangs of hunger.
Compassion is not weakness, and concern for the unfortunate is not socialism.– Hubert H. Humphrey (via onebiteatatime)
Respect yourself enough to walk away from anything that no longer serves you,...– Unknown (via underarcaneskies)
dictionaryofobscuresorrows: n. the moment you realize that you’re currently happy—consciously trying to savor the feeling—which prompts your intellect to identify it, pick it apart and put it in context, where it will slowly dissolve until it’s little more than an aftertaste.
dictionaryofobscuresorrows: n. the amniotic tranquility of being indoors during a thunderstorm, listening to waves of rain pattering against the roof like an argument upstairs, whose muffled words are unintelligible but whose crackling release of built-up tension you understand perfectly.
There’s only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and...– Aldous Huxley (via sirmitchell)