The Greek word for “return” is nostos. Algos means “suffering.” So nostalgia is the suffering caused by an unappeased yearning to return. — Milan Kundera, Ignorance (via liquidnight)
It was easy enough to kill yourself in a fit of despair. It was easy enough to play the martyr. It was harder to do nothing. To endure your life. To wait. — Erica Jong, Fear of Flying (via liquidnight)
liquidnight:

Dorothea Lange
“One of Chris Adolph’s younger children”
Farm Security Administration Rehabilitation clients
Washington, Yakima Valley, near Wapato, August 1939
[via Shorpy]

liquidnight:

Dorothea Lange

“One of Chris Adolph’s younger children”

Farm Security Administration Rehabilitation clients

Washington, Yakima Valley, near Wapato, August 1939

[via Shorpy]