The argument that dark and realistic YA covering real-world issues is somehow...– YA Is Not A Guidebook to Self-Harm, Teen Sex, or Anything Else – this ain’t livin’ (via existentialcrisisfactory)
Cynic, n. An idealist whose rose-colored glasses have been removed, snapped in...– Rick Bayan (via ludimagister)
It happened out of nowhere.. I saw him at the boy scout meetings that I take my little cousin to, and I realized how dazzling and attractive he is. Even in his muddy boots and truck. We were at a camp out for the boys, and I spoke to him. He was sitting by himself at his little campsite, and I approached him. From that point we became inseperable. For the last two weeks I have been at his house. I...
Deep in one’s soul it’s hard to believe one is suffering, mockery is stirring...– Fyodor Dostoevsky, Notes From Underground (translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky)
All society, all “civilization” that proceeds from the same aspiration to human...– Savitri Devi, from “The Religion of the Strong” (via heartbloodspirit)
Beware of undertaking too much at the start. Be content with quite a little....– Arnold Bennett (via diseasedspiritsdevoid)
When nobody else celebrates you, learn to celebrate yourself. When nobody else...– Joel Osteen (via ginasaysso)
Before we go around telling people who they can and cannot get married too, why don’t we reevaluate what marriage actually means. This coming from within a culture of divorce.
Lamentations comfort only by lacerating the heart still more.– Fyodor Dostoevsky, The Brothers Karamazov