I smile a lot, so I must have the perfect life. I don’t have a boyfriend, so I must automatically be lonely. I’m a Christian, so I must be closed minded and naive. I like to spend the day alone sometimes, so I must be a friendless loser. I have a blog, so I must be seeking attention. I have guy friends, so I must secretly like them. I like indie music, so I must be a pretentious...
Saying ‘I notice you’re a nerd’ is like saying, ‘Hey, I...– John Green
What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise.– Oscar Wilde
He smiled understandingly—much more than understandingly. It was one of those...– F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby
A few things about HP that I’ve always found awesome (especially the very last) or interesting: Dementors are Rowling’s representation of depression. They were based off her own experience with it. The death of Rowling’s mother had a profound influence on the series. Her death is a major part of the books and Jo has said, “The books are what they are because she died.” ...
We don’t read and write poetry because it’s cute. We read and write poetry...– Dead Poets Society
Look, I’m going to find a way to be happy, and I’d really love to be...– Randy Pausch
So in 2003, the BBC conducted a search for the nation’s best-loved novels. The results of the top hundred are listed below in numerical order. Just for the heck of it, bold the ones you’ve read to see the results you’re left with with. My verdict: 41/100… blast! F- 1. The Lord of the Rings, JRR Tolkien 2. Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen 3. His Dark Materials,...
We are not the same persons this year as last; nor are those we love. It is a...– W. Somerset Maugham