i shall conquer this
Pam, Australia.

so i guess this is kinda personal

I also run

basement fighter(s)
He was, like the rest of us, alone — but also, I must say, he was the first that struck one as being, deeply and truly, lonely
Wes Anderson, The Grand Budapest Hotel
It’s amazing how words can do that, just shred your insides apart.
Lauren Oliver, Delirium #1 (via dolenti)
The more I see, the less I know for sure.
John Lennon (via observando)
What screws us up the most in life is the picture in our head of how it is supposed to be.
Unknown (via kingofcolorado)
Any film that looks at war straight in the face has a message.

“Why is it we can’t put that type of activity behind us? Why do we not seem to be able to learn? Why do we take our beautiful young people and do this to them?”
Francis Ford Coppola (x)
You’ll have bad times, but it’ll always wake you up to the good stuff you weren’t paying attention to.
Good Will Hunting
You’re only given one little spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it.
Robin Williams
I read because I have to. It drives everything else from my mind. It lets me escape to find other worlds. The people in my books become more real than anyone else. They make me forget.
Adeline Yen Mah, Chinese Cinderella
The reason people find it so hard to be happy is that they always see the past better than it was, the present worse than it is, and the future less resolved than it will be.
Marcel Pagnol (via observando)
Books. People have no idea how beautiful books are. How they taste on your fingers. How bright everything is when you light it with words.
Rachel Kadish, Tolstoy Lied: A Love Story (via observando)
So Matilda’s strong young mind continued to grow, nurtured by the voices of all those authors who had sent their books out into the world like ships on the sea. These books gave Matilda a hopeful and comforting message: You are not alone.
Roald Dahl, Matilda (via observando)
Generally speaking, books don’t cause much harm. Except when you read them, that is. Then they cause all kinds of problems.
Pseudonymous Bosch (via observando)
It’s important for little girls to know not every story has to be a love story and for boys to know that soldiers aren’t the only ones to triumph in war.
Guillermo del Toro (via katnapcafe)
I want to be like water. I want to slip through fingers, but hold up a ship.
Michelle Williams  (via cultivate-solitude)