He was a man who’d been riding the rapids of a river, who finally finds a...– Andrew Holleran, Grief
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Of course, museums are morgues—tombs containing art. Their sepulchral...– Andrew Holleran, Grief
cellocase: Yes, I was infatuated with you: I am still. No one has ever heightened such a keen capacity of physical sensation in me. I cut you out because I couldn’t stand being a passing fancy. Before I give my body, I must give my thoughts, my mind, my dreams. And you weren’t having any of those. -Plath
I don’t know where I’m going, really—I just want to walk.– Andrew Holleran, Grief
There’s a strange thing about Washington: the quickest way to leave it is...– Andrew Holleran, Grief
There’s something still halfhearted about Washington, as if the country...– Andrew Holleran, Grief
One of the odd aspects of caring for someone for a long time is that you grow...– Andrew Holleran, Grief
Grief is a luxury I can’t afford. One has to move on.– Andrew Holleran, Grief
Grief by Andrew Holleran
“ ‘I mean the only cure for grief is time, but some people need more than others—some people in fact may never have enough time. Not everyone can move on.’ ‘Why not?’ he asked. ‘Because grief is what you have after someone you love dies. It’s the only thing left of that person. Your love for, your missing, them. And as long as you have that, you’re not alone—-you have them.’ ‘But...
Physical energy is not the only thing that enables you to take a walk; the...– Andrew Holleran, Grief
It’s in airports that we feel most lost; in airports that we grieve.– Andrew Holleran, Grief
Manners are counterproductive when they make you wonder about the person’s...– Andrew Holleran, Grief
Lovers find their way by such insights and confidences: they’re the stars we use...– Shantaram, Gregory David Roberts (via thechocolatebrigade)
But there are a lot of people who never get over certain things. Something in...– Andrew Holleran, Grief
‘I mean the only cure for grief is time, but some people need more than...– Andrew Holleran, Grief
One gets tired, you know, being caught up in the monotonous clockwork of the...– Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., The Sirens of Titan (via loveyourchaos)
In the end, I’ve come to believe in something I call “The Physics of the Quest.”...– Liz Gilbert, Eat Pray Love. (via mahtwin)
Bad writing is more than a matter of shit syntax and faulty observation; bad...– Stephen King (via samara-g)
maggieczermak asked: did you read Going Bovine? please do if not,its such a superb mind altering book. When I saw this quote I wanted to jump for joy, I always get so excited to see im not the only one to feel this way about books etc.
People always think they know other people, but they don’t. Not really. I mean,...– Going Bovine by Libba Bray (via achangingheart)
A man can live and be healthy without killing animals for food; therefore, if he...– Leo Tolstoy (via pandacake)