Everything is blowing up around us, but there are still those who care about a broken lock, and others who are dutiful enough to try to fix it… . But maybe that’s the way it should be. Maybe working on the little things as dutifully and honestly as we can is how we stay sane when the world is falling apart.
|—||Haruki Murakami, “Samsa in Love” (via vulturehooligan)|
Nicolas de Largillière,Marie Thérèse Blonel d’Haraucourt (detail)
If they miss you, they’ll call. If they want you, they’ll say it. If they care, they’ll show it. And if not, they aren’t worth your time.
|—||Unknown (via 13thmoon)|
Florentino Fall/Winter 2013 Campaign
Staglieno, Genoa, Italy
Nicolas de Largillière,Portrait of a Woman (detail) 1739
We are afraid to care too much, for fear that the other person does not care at all.
|—||Eleanor Roosevelt (via suabanheira)|