If you show someone something you’ve written, you give them a sharpened stake,...– Black Swan Green, David Mitchell (via digitaltempest)
wheelbreaks-thebutterflies: hawkeyedriza: absolutelydestinysmood: nannajane: in 7 years its going to be the 20s again so we can bring back swing music and the aesthetics of that era but keep modern values who’s with me you can’t repeat the past can’t repeat the past? why, of course you can! of course you can. old sport
Look at the moon in the sky, not the one in the lake.– Rumi, from R.o.s.e (via violentwavesofemotion)
fishingboatproceeds: the-blog-of-anne-frank: I just realized that “pun intended” is a pun on “unintended” and I’m literally about to gouge my eyes out I’m so angry This. Changes. Everything.
quidditchcapricious: My absolute favorite thing is finding a book I can’t put down And reading it until really late at night And only stopping when my eyes start to hurt and my vision gets blurry from either sleep or strain And when I put it down I realize how tired I am and fall asleep instantly. In the morning, I wake up, and the first thing I do is pick up the book And I read until I’m...
me: this book destroyed my life
me: *add to the favorite books list*
carstairsangel: When not all the books in the series are the same height. When books change covers with editions so they don’t all match unless you buy the series in one go. When some books are hardcover and some are softcover and it doesn’t match but you can’t find another copy. When some covers are different in certain countries so you don’t get the main one which also happens to look...
livia-carica: Reblog if you’re currently writing a novel, even if it’s only in your head or scribbled in the back of a notebook somewhere. Think about how many books don’t exist yet.
I don’t think there’s anything sadder than when two people are meant to be...– Walter Bishop (via showslow)
lampsarepeopletoo: they call me macklemore in math class because im like what what what what what what what what what what what what what what what what
As a child I never heard one woman say to me, “I love my body.” Not my mother,...– Kate Winslet (via wrists)
Things we lose have a way of coming back to us in the end, if not always in the...– JK Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of The Phoenix
We say we waste time, but that is impossible. We waste ourselves.– Alice Bloch (via creatingaquietmind)
But I have seen the best of you and the worst of you, and I choose both.– Sarah Kay and Phil Kaye, “An Origin Story” (via larmoyante)
George R.R. Martin on writing women:
Interviewer: There's one thing that's interesting about your books. I noticed that you write women really well and really different. Where does that come from?
George R.R. Martin: You know, I've always considered women to be people.
quotesfromfiction: longnightsandterriblefights: siriuslysalvatore: are you ever just reading a book and you come across word that you don’t know how to pronounce so you just go afkjhjdsfsjkdhs in your head when it’s someone’s name and you have to keep doing that for the rest of the book When I was little and first read Harry Potter, this was me pronouncing ‘Hermione’ in my head.
Relax. You will become an adult. You will figure out your career. You will find...– Johanna de Silentio (via perfect)
Most girls want a Mr. Darcy, I’ll take a Dr. Spencer Reid.
DiCaprio and Mulligan, meanwhile, don’t seem like star-crossed lovers so much as...– People Magazine’s review on ‘The Great Gatsby’ (via aeferg)
You can hold back from the suffering of the world. You have free permission to...– Franz Kafka (via larmoyante)
When planning story: This is great! I can go far with this.
When writing story: No I can't.
garrisonbabe: i can spell i repeat to myself over and over as the red squiggly line doesn’t go away
peterezi: peterezi: i always read the word polish as polish at first wait shit
Stay close to anything that makes you glad you are alive.– Hafiz (via thosewhowork)
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard– A.A Milne Winnie-The-Pooh
coneyisland-: it was the busta rhymes, it was the worsta rhymes
Goodbye, said the fox. And now here is my secret, a very simple secret. It is...– Antoine de Saint-Exupery, The Little Prince (via likeafieldmouse)
We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our...– Buddha (via larmoyante)
Hang in there. It is astonishing how short a time it can take for very wonderful...– Frances Hodgson Burnett (via hellanne)