The beet is the most intense of vegetables. The raddish, admittedly, is more...– Tom Robbins—Jitterbug Perfume (via sarablues)
Funny how we think of romance as always involving two, when the romance of...– Tom Robbins, Still life with woodpecker (via stuffedartichokes)
I don’t want to go to bed. I’d rather my thoughts not take shape.
hurricanescully asked: I'm glad you noticed the Tom Felton quote. I reblogged it mostly for you.
Think about it. When they first met at Madame Malkin’s, Draco tried to impress...– Tom Felton (via trust-your-doctor) Oh my god, he gets it!
The Sad, Beautiful Fact That We're All Going To... →
shrinkinglibrarian: “You used to have a limited number of reasonably practical choices presented to you, based on what bookstores carried, what your local newspaper reviewed, or what you heard on the radio, or what was taught in college by a particular English department. There was a huge amount of selection that took place above the consumer level. (And here, I don’t mean “consumer” in the...
Maddie: You're and angel. And a devil.
Lafayette: No, no. Merely French.
And now all I want to do is read Shoebox Project.
Eye to eye, nose to nose, ripping off each other’s clothes in a most...– Laura Marling, “Devil’s Spoke”
Also, all I want to do right now is sit around and quote John Green.
My gang sign is the Nerdfighters hand signal.
Dystopian fiction is swiftly taking over from... →
Good god, finally. I do love a well-written dystopia. (Now the only thing to worry about is the inevitable slew of zombie-apocalypse novels.) “The best dystopia is a lens for looking at contemporary society. I like books that get children reading, and if that means vampires and werewolves then so be it, but I think reality is a more interesting topic”
If I feel like kissing anyone - and I might - it sure as fuck will not be for...– Emilie Autumn
Nope. Zero,” the president said to the speaker. Mr. Boehner tried again. “Nope....– How Obama Didn’t Back Down on Family Planning Funds: Path to Averting Government Shutdown - NYTimes.com (via standupforwomen) THAT’S MY PRESIDENT. (via gold-notebook) Fuck yes. (via inothernews)
You know that old phrase, ‘Don’t judge a book by its cover’? Well, the problem...– Mike Kus on 24 Ways (via mrrglover)
Sokoblovsky Farms - Russia's Finest Purveyors of... →
[He] merely shrugged. ‘Some women like that kind of thing.’...– Gail Carriger, Changeless
Jumping up and down after nailing an interview for a coveted position.
I’m eating expensive chocolate, and someone in my hallway gave me a rose. Writing papers has never felt so decadent.
There’s only a few things in this world that turn me into a giant squid of...– John Green
On Being a Gentleman
Last week I had to take a coat of mine to the dry cleaners because a friend had been sick on it while I was helping her home. The final bill ended up being way more than I’d been expecting. My pocketbook started whining, saying that I should ask her to help me pay it. My brain immediately shut that down; without having to consider, I thought, “That would not be very...
Dear self, You are not a MPDG, and you are not a special snowflake. You’re good at what you do, but don’t get ahead of yourself. Love, Me.
My cousin Helen, who is in her 90s now, was in the Warsaw ghetto during World...– Neil Gaiman (via cementandaluminum)
It’s an outrage to shut down the government over an extreme proposal that would...– Cecile Richards, president of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America (via aatombomb)
One that’s missing: Ithacation (ith-uh-CAY-shun): 1. n. (Tongue-in-cheek colloquialism): mixed precipitation usually found daily in Ithaca from 1 October through 1 May
Writing for adults, you have to keep reminding them of what is going on. The...– Diana Wynne Jones