|—||Mark Twain (via darkfeed)|
Last line of “A Clean Well-Lighted Place” by Ernest Hemingway
After all, he said to himself, it’s probably only insomnia. Many must have it.
Where The Wild Things Are tattoo (in progress) - Tattoo by George Campise
Even as an “in progress” piece, it still looks fantastic. I need to remember to keep an eye on this one when she posts completed photos.
Hard to catch a picture because it’s on both of my shoulders but it says "Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate but that we are powerful beyond measure…"
Done at The Grasshopper in Harrow, UK
|—||Jennifer Egan, The Goon Squad (via diaryofthelegallybrunette)|
And I shall be dumped where the weed decays,
And the rest is rust and stardust.
- Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita
I don’t know anybody who has ever read Lolita and not fallen in love with its language. To me, the last two lines of Humbert Humbert’s ode to Dolores speak more about love, death and beauty than I could ever hope to read anywhere else.
|—||Anthony Burgess, A Clockwork Orange (via justyouraveragebookslut)|
Ever since I was in Grade 7, I’ve loved the Redwall books. I read them all throughout high school and I continue to read them even to this day. As my first tattoo, I wanted something to remind me of the innocence of childhood, and I also wanted an image to remind me to be brave in the face of adversity and challenge. My tattoo artist was the extremely talented Fay from Floating World in Richmond, British Columbia. I’m very pleased with the result. FOR REDWAAAAALLLLLLLL!!!!!!!
My thigh, a excerpt from Voltaire’s “Hell in a Handbasket”. It stands for what is important to me, and as sort of a “f*** you” to everyone that has judged me for not believing what they do.
Done by Woods Bramble in Seattle
- I Never Promised You A Rose Garden by Joanne Greenberg.
The main character Deborah who is scizophrenic was in a mental hospital and was asking another girl if anyone ever got better. This was spoken to her in the language of Yr.