Secrets

"Sometimes I remind myself that I almost skipped the party, that I almost went to a different college, that the whim of a minute could have changed everything and everyone. Our lives, so settled, so specific, are built on happenstance."
Anna Quindlen, Every Last One   (via bourbonandpearls)

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lover-fighter-dreamer:

Life lessons that I am currently learning.

lover-fighter-dreamer:

Life lessons that I am currently learning.

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"I liked myths. They weren’t adult stories and they weren’t children stories. They were better than than that. They just were. Adult stories never made sense, and they were slow to start. They made me feel like there were secrets, Masonic, mythic secrets, to adulthood. Why didn’t adults want to read about Narnia, about secret islands and smugglers and dangerous fairies?"
Neil Gaiman, The Ocean at the End of the Lane (via bookmania)
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"Being in a relationship, that’s something you choose. Being friends, that’s just something you are."
John Green & David LevithanWill Grayson, Will Grayson
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compasswaters:

100% of people who tell you you’re too sensitive are saying it because they don’t want to be held responsible for your reaction when they mistreat you

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punc:

awkwardsituationist:

from girl rising …to consider on international women’s day (and every day thereafter)

equality needs to be a goal that everybody actively works towards.

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corgisandboobs:

Cute corgi puppy in bear suit [x]

The bottom left gif is a puppy completely giving up on life.

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"Do not try to be pretty. You weren’t meant to be pretty; you were meant to burn down the earth and graffiti the sky. Don’t let anyone ever simplify you to just “pretty.”"
Things I Wish My Mother Had Taught Me | d.a.s  (via getoffyourfeetandmakethiscount)

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"I have a passion for teaching kids to become readers, to become comfortable with a book, not daunted. Books shouldn’t be daunting, they should be funny, exciting and wonderful; and learning to be a reader gives a terrific advantage."
Roald Dahl (via bookporn)

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