"Love isn’t soft, like those poets say. Love has teeth which bite and the wounds never close."
Stephen King, The Body 1982 (via ahmoses)
"He stepped down, trying not to look long at her, as if she were the sun, yet he saw her, like the sun, even without looking."
Anna Karenina, Tolstoy (via untimely—meditations)
Laocoonte [detalle], 1609, Doménikos Theotokópoulos El Greco
"To fight and conquer in all battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy’s resistance without fighting."
Sun Tzu, The Art of War (via sonzai-kan)