16 notes"He belongs to time, and by the horror that seizes him, he recognizes his worst enemy. Tomorrow, he was longing for tomorrow, whereas everything in him ought to reject it."
— Albert Camus, The Myth of Sisyphus (via blacktout)
417 notes"I thought of her soft, beautiful eyes. When she looked at me something passed from her to me. But I knew it was over: If she looked at me now the look would stay in her eyes, it wouldn’t reach me. I was alone."
— Jean-Paul Sartre, from The Wall (via violentwavesofemotion)
2,768 notes"It’s quite an undertaking to start loving somebody. You have to have energy, generosity, blindness. There is even a moment right at the start where you have to jump across an abyss: if you think about it you don’t do it. I know I’ll never jump again."
— Jean-Paul Sartre, Nausea (via larmoyante)