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Everyone promises forever until they find someone better.

-sK - parynoid (via perfect)

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I wish I could inject the slightest bit of happiness I have left into your veins so maybe I could see your eyes light up how they used to when he was around.

-i wish i could make you happy like him (via suffocatxd)

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Leave us alone without books and we shall be lost and in confusion at once.

-from “Notes from Underground” by Fyodor Dostoevsky (via clubdenni)

(via thebookshelfer)

popty-ping-bitches:

tfios-changed-my-life:

So this little cigarette right here has sparked a whole new brand of TFiOS hate, much of which is coming from people who claimed to love the book. 
Many people are now pointing out how “pretentious” Augustus is, and I can’t help but think, You’re only just now realizing this. He was written to be a seemingly pretentious and arrogant person. The acknowledgement of this is actually highly important because, without it, the book loses the message that a hero’s journey is that of strength to weakness. 
Augustus Waters has big dreams for himself. He wants to be known and remembered; he wants to be a hero; he wants to be seen as perfect. But there’s already something standing in his way… He has a disability, and society tells him that a person cannot be both perfect and disabled. So what does he do? He creates a persona for himself. He tries to appear older and wiser than he is. But the pretentious side of him is NOT who he truly is. It’s all an act. (This is evident in the fact that he often uses words in the wrong context.)
And when his cancer returns, we begin to see his mask cracking. The true Augustus begins to bleed through… Hazel even takes notice of this from time to time. And by the time we get to the gas station scene, Augustus is no longer the picture of perfection he was when we met him. The play has been canceled. The actor must reveal himself. And he’s revealed to be a weak, defenseless boy, succumbing to the cancer that is made of him. 
THE PRETENTIOUSNESS IS INTENTIONAL. It stands to show Augustus’s journey from flawless to flawed, from strong to weak. It’s the key to understanding that Augustus was the hero he always wanted to be, even if he didn’t realized it. 

THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU A BILLION TIMES THANK YOU

craighead:

christinegro:

garnnetea:

this is amazing. 
#potterhead forever.

This is tripping me out..

The longer you stare the weirder it gets lol
pettycrocker:

trencly:

tips on how to properly enter my room:

  1. do not

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It was about how we as humans begin by burning books and end by burning people.

-Neil Gaiman (Introduction to Fahrenheit 451)

(Source: solitudeinbooks, via thebookshelfer)