Somehow, me and my dogs ended up going by the same nicknames. Which ended up being quite a few
It was only a sunny smile, and little it cost in the giving, but like morning light it scattered the night and made the day worth living.
F. Scott Fitzgerald    
To acquire the habit of reading is to construct for yourself a refuge from almost all the miseries of life.
W. Somerset Maugham    
You’ve a good heart. Sometimes that’s enough to see you safe wherever you go. But mostly, it’s not.
Neil Gaiman, Neverwhere    
If people sat outside and looked at the stars each night, I’ll bet they’d live a lot differently.
Bill Watterson, Calvin and Hobbes    
I could recognize him by touch alone, by smell; I would know him blind, by the way his breaths came and his feet struck the earth. I would know him in death, at the end of the world.
Madeline Miller, The Song of Achilles (via tomhughess)    
Life is nothing but an occassional burst of laughter rising above the interminable wail of grief.
Henry Roth    
Don’t part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
Mark Twain    
I carry a lamp
inside me. When it’s on,
flames lick my ribs
but when it’s off, I wonder
what feeds my flickering
(via andlohespoke)    
Science fiction can, and should, be about reimagining social possibilities, not just blowing shit up in space; however, if you can reimagine social possibilities while blowing shit up in space, I am all for that.


Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania

Nobody ever gets what they want when it comes to love.
Scott Turow