|—||The Solitary Figure; I Wrote This For You (via debilitating)|
You are defined by the way in which you treat the people you love. And, the people you hate.
Spock and Kirk's relationship in a nutshell
Spock: don't do the thing
Kirk: I'M GOING TO DO THE THING
The makers of The Hobbit are really lucky that Elijah Wood and Orlando Bloom are basically immortal
In the end there doesn’t have to be anyone who understands you. There just has to be someone who wants to.
|—||Robert Brault (via darwink)|
There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after.
|—||J.R.R. Tolkien (via finduisas)|
Someday you’ll find the right person, and you’ll learn to have a lot more confidence in yourself. That’s what I think. So don’t settle for anything less. In this world, there are things you can only do alone, and things you can only do with somebody else. It’s important to combine the two in just the right amount.
|—||Haruki Murakami (via anditslove)|
Let’s not let anyone tell us that the Internet is going to murder the book, because the automobile has yet to murder the bicycle. The book, like the bicycle, is a perfect invention, and perfection dies hard.
|—||William Giraldi, Poets & Writers July/August 2011 (via lesmotsjustes)|
Jaime: HER NAME IS BRIENNE
A girl I once caught reading Fahrenheit 451 over my shoulder on the subway confessed: “You know, I’m an English lit major, but I’ve never loved any books like the ones I loved when I was 12 years old.” I fell slightly in love with her when she said that. It was so frank and uncool, and undeniably true.
Tim Kreider, “When Books Could Change Your Life”