We demand rigidly defined areas of doubt and uncertainty!– Vroomfondel (Douglas Adams)
Favourite Movie Moments
He’s sitting there on the plane, dejected, his red-socked feet resting on the back of the seat in front of him. She boards the plane against all odds, having had a ticket to New York instead of Boston. She turns her head to find him, the reason she switched planes, the man she now knows is her true love. She’s caused a commotion with her late arrival, so people are turning to look....
Favourite Movie Moments
She’s sitting there in her booth on her last day of work, collecting train tokens “like a veal,” her expression a mixture of dejection and boredom. Someone drops a token into the bowl and the cash register bell rings. Someone drops a ring into the token bowl instead of a token. The music changes, an upbeat and hopeful jingle. She looks up. There he is, a mischievous grin on his...
A university is what a college becomes when the faculty loses interest in...– John Ciardi
Day 19: Character You Like That Everyone Else...
Okay, so I kind of failed the whole thirty day challenge thing. It’s been about seven months since my last Buffy challenge post, but I’m a trooper so I’m gonna keep going. I did some research on this question, and I came up with Kennedy. I don’t really get why people didn’t like Kennedy. Granted, she wasn’t my favourite Potential, and she wasn’t one...
We are made of flesh, but we must live as if we were of iron.– Sigmund Freud (via ropizarnik)
How To Pose in Your Wedding Photographs →
Let’s be honest with ourselves here and say that we are all a little bit worried about how we’re going to look in our wedding photographs. Looking at yourself in a photo can be seriously HARD if you have a hold ups about how you look, and actually even if you don’t. There isn’t a person in the world who hasn’t taken a bad photograph, but if you’re anything like me, you’ll be praying that the...
But someday you will be old enough to start reading fairytales again.– C.S. Lewis, The World’s Last Night: And Other Essays (via minuteandfaraway)
So when people say that poetry is a luxury, or an option, or for the educated...– Jeanette Winterson, from In Defense of Poetry (via trentgilliss)
It’s been a while. Haven’t had any Internet at my new apartment (UNTIL NOW)!!! Seriously, it’s like the dark ages. Who doesn’t have wifi these days? My aunt, who lives upstairs and who I am renting from for the summer, that’s who. Been some big changes in the last few months, and because this is a personal blog, I’m going to subject you to knowing them. Hey,...
The major difference between a thing that might go wrong and a thing that cannot...– Douglas Adams, Mostly Harmless
I love you because the entire universe conspired to help me find you.– Paul Coelho (via beautiful-ambition)
You’re going to discover that conversations are best at 4am. The heavier the...– Jeff Stuckel (via stellablu)
Nor from mine own weak merits will I draw The smallest fear or doubt of her revolt, For she had eyes, and chose me. (3.3.187-189) Coming after Brabantio’s contemptuous reference to his “sooty bosom,” the Duke’s allusion to his blackness, and Desdemona’s “I saw Othello’s visage in his mind,” [the] reliance upon Desdemona’s eyes is...
Smell is the most powerful trigger to the memory there is. A certain flower, or...– Giles (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, 1x8) (hss6749)