Looking forward is a lot more effective than always looking back.
You are allowed to feel messed up and inside out. It doesn’t mean you’re defective - it just means you’re human.
David Mitchell (via hopeinspiresme)
I see now that dismissing YA books because you’re not a young adult is a bit like refusing to watch thrillers on the grounds that you’re not a policeman or a dangerous criminal, and as a consequence I’ve discovered a previously ignored room at the back of the bookstore that’s filled with masterpieces I’ve never heard of.
Nick Hornby, Shakespeare Wrote For Money (via booksandhotchocolate)
We live and breathe words. …. It was books that made me feel that perhaps I was not completely alone. They could be honest with me, and I with them. Reading your words, what you wrote, how you were lonely sometimes and afraid, but always brave; the way you saw the world, its colors and textures and sounds, I felt—I felt the way you thought, hoped, felt, dreamt. I felt I was dreaming and thinking and feeling with you. I dreamed what you dreamed, wanted what you wanted—and then I realized that truly I just wanted you.
Cassandra Clare; Clockwork Prince (via wordpainting)
Sylvia Plath in Popular Culture
Easy shortcut to establishing that a character is awesome.
I was about to freak out about Sabrina wearing an orioles hat in the last picture but then I remembered that I already knew about that episode and I can tell you every detail of it because it involved Brady Anderson and flan.