"What makes the engine go?
Desire, desire, desire."
Stanley Kunitz (via journalofanobody
"No one tires of dreaming, because dreaming is forgetting, and forgetting doesn’t weigh a thing."
Fernando Pessoa, The Book of Disquiet
"Busyness serves as a kind of existential reassurance, a hedge against emptiness; obviously your life cannot possibly be silly or trivial or meaningless if you are so busy, completely booked, in demand every hour of the day."
, The ‘Busy’ Trap (New York Times
"Sometimes she did not know what she feared, what she desired: whether she feared or desired what had been or what would be, and precisely what she desired, she did not know."
Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina (via rememo
"Alice came to a fork in the road. “Which road do I take?” she asked. “Where do you want to go” responded the cat. “I don’t know” Alice answered. “Then,” said the cat, “It doesn’t matter."
Alice in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll (via unejeunedemoiselle