ADVICE FROM DIONYSUS
Burn all your bridges
just so that you can build them again
with thicker ropes.
Hurt all the people you love
and then commit every felony to win them back.
Drown yourself in bleach until not even Heaven’s light
can compare to how bright…
— Vincent van Gogh, in a Letter to Theo van Gogh (via camilla-macauley)
“The mystery of human existence lies not in just staying alive, but in finding something to live for.”
― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, The Brothers Karamazov
— Earnest Hemingway (via annious-meowous)
— John Banville, from The Sea (Vintage, 2006)