“I knew that I had come face to face with some one whose mere personality was so fascinating that, if I allowed it to do so, it would absorb my whole nature, my whole soul, my very art itself.”—Oscar Wilde (via bitchville) (via lorenrochelle)
“Let me tell you this: if you meet a loner, no matter what they tell you, it’s not because they enjoy solitude. It’s because they have tried to blend into the world before, and people continue to disappoint them.”—My Sisters Keeper - Jodi Picoult (via bjornstar) (via whatwouldcaseydo) (via luxembourg)
Night owls are more creative. Artists, writers, and coders typically fire on all cylinders by crashing near dawn and awakening at the crack of noon. In one study, evening people
almost universally slam-dunked a standardized creativity test. Their early-bird brethren struggled for passing scores.
Rising early is stressful. The stress hormone cortisol peaks in your blood around 7am, so if you get up then you may experience tension. Grab some extra Zs! You’ll wake up feeling less like Bert, more like Ernie.
— Daniel Dumas in “Three Smart Things About Sleeping Late”, Wired, January 2009