showswelove: “i need to stop,” i whispered as i clicked next episode. “But if you never go to sleep, then you can’t oversleep,” the show replied.
What an astonishing thing a book is. It’s a flat object made from a tree with...– Carl Sagan (via olanthanide)
In the beginning, she had haunted me, haunted my dreams, but even now, just...– John Green, Looking for Alaska
The times that were the most fun seemed always to be followed by sadness now,...– John Green, Looking for Alaska
The Colonel said, “I just want to save her so bad,” and I said,...– John Green, Looking for Alaska
But it ain’t our feelings we have to steer by through life—no, no,...– L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Avonlea
I’ve been here before, dreaming myself backwards, among grappling hooks of...– Yusef Komunyakaa (via sleepinginthesnow)
A sailor,” he said, “chooses the wind that takes the ship from safe port … but...– Avi, The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle (thanks, beautyofmonotony)
In the tropics, they say, a body can become a moving mass of maggots in 24 hours. But first they embalmed you, and then they put you in a coffin, and then they buried you deep underground, so I suppose it would take much longer. If you were left on the ground, for the crows and insects, only your bones would remain after 2 weeks. It’s been 2 months, and you are buried deep. They used a...
Not just any man is respectable, and no woman wants to find out the hard way,...– Nancy Wilson
I have left you my hope to remember me by, Though now there is little resemblance. At this moment I could believe in no change, The mast perpetually Vacillating between the same constellations, The night never withdrawing it’s dark virtue From the harbor shaped as a heart, The sea pulsing as a heart, The sky vaulted as a heart. — W S Merwin
We see things not as they are but as we are.
Your words are worth nothing if your actions don’t back them up; if you...
Memory is the most important asset of human beings. It’s a kind of fuel; it...– Haruki Murakami (via her0inchic)