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sondern. 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 passageways to thousands of other lives that you’ll never know existed, in which you might appear only once, as an extra sipping coffee in the background, as a blur of traffic passing on the highway, as a lighted window at dusk.

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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 passageways to thousands of other lives that you’ll never know existed, in which you might appear only once, as an extra sipping coffee in the background, as a blur of traffic passing on the highway, as a lighted window at dusk.

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"If you can’t love yourself, I guess that’s it then."
Friedrich Nietzsche  (via 090108)

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you meet someone, over time you become closer and fond of eachother. soon they become one of the most important beings in your life; that i find amazing.

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travelthisworld:

Ha Long Bay, Vietnam
submitted by: yourboymiv, thanks!

travelthisworld:

Ha Long Bay, Vietnam

submitted by: yourboymiv, thanks!

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Gil Prates - Rio de Janeiro, 1980

Gil Prates - Rio de Janeiro, 1980

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floriental:

"I Was Trying to Describe You to Someone" by Richard Brautigan

floriental:

"I Was Trying to Describe You to Someone" by Richard Brautigan

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thechurchofsplatterdaysaints:

The cloud from an A-Bomb test at Yucca Flats, Nevada, stretches out and floats away over the desert.

thechurchofsplatterdaysaints:

The cloud from an A-Bomb test at Yucca Flats, Nevada, stretches out and floats away over the desert.

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vintageblack2:

Louis Armstrong plays for his wife, Lucille, in front of the Sphinx and Great pyramids in Giza, Egypt, 1961.

vintageblack2:

Louis Armstrong plays for his wife, Lucille, in front of the Sphinx and Great pyramids in Giza, Egypt, 1961.

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"There’s something dripping in my head.
(Pause.)
A heart, a heart in my head."
Samuel Beckett, from Endgame (via c-ovet)

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