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A Summer Reading List (For Grown-Ups)

I espied, beyond the garden path
Stairs of quiet solitude leading
Deep, deep into Elsewhere—
That promising place of possibilities
Abounding, this fresh morning 
Oh, so inviting! I wonder—
Will I dare?

I espied, beyond the garden path

Stairs of quiet solitude leading

Deep, deep into Elsewhere—

That promising place of possibilities

Abounding, this fresh morning

Oh, so inviting! I wonder—

Will I dare?

(Source: halfway-to-wonderland, via morality-of-mrs-dulska)

Happiness consists in getting enough sleep. Just that, nothing more.

—Robert A. Heinlein, Starship Troopers

Time travel causes chaos, and chaos doesn’t follow your rules. That’s why it’s called chaos, dummy.

—Eoin Colfer, WARP 2: The Hangman’s Revolution

Between the two of them together they complement each other and discover each other. And are in love with each other – absolutely, unashamedly, unreservedly.” 

(Source: oncomiingstorm, via ablogwithaview)

Happy Birthday, Daniel!

Happy Birthday, Daniel!

She looked at me, like she was drinking in the fact that I was still here. And I realized I was doing the same thing. The world was collapsing, and the only thing that really mattered to me was that she was alive.

—Rick Riordan, The Last Olympian

  • “I can talk to fish!" Angel said happily, water dripping off her long, skinny body.
  • "Ask one over for dinner."

"To understand, thoroughly understand her own heart, was the first endeavour. "

(Source: birdlaces, via janeaustendaily)

Humanity does not ask us to be happy. It merely asks us to be brilliant on its behalf.

—Orson Scott Card, Ender’s Game

His greatest comfort was in hugging his torment; and in feeling, as he had indeed said to her, that though she might despise him, contemn him, treat him with her proud sovereign indifference, he did not change one whit. She could not make him change. He loved her, and would love her; and defy her, and this miserable bodily pain.

(Source: cresmix, via janeaustendaily)