the surprising adventures of me sir igby waldorf cobb
book—quotes:

Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Princess (The Infernal Devices #3)

book—quotes:

Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Princess (The Infernal Devices #3)

crashinglybeautiful:

"Finally I am coming to the conclusion that my highest ambition is to be what I already am. That I will never fulfill my obligation to surpass myself unless I first accept myself, and if I accept myself fully in the right way, I will already have surpassed myself."
–Thomas Merton (with gratitude to Whiskey River)

crashinglybeautiful:

"Finally I am coming to the conclusion that my highest ambition is to be what I already am. That I will never fulfill my obligation to surpass myself unless I first accept myself, and if I accept myself fully in the right way, I will already have surpassed myself."

–Thomas Merton (with gratitude to Whiskey River)

good:

huffingtonpost:

Everything you need to know about checking the four upcoming lunar eclipses here.

eclipse gifs

huffingtonpost:

Celebrating Tolkien Reading Day with our favorite ‘Lord of the Rings’ gifs. Why is it March 25th? It’s the day that marks the destruction of the One Ring. 

(Source: Giphy)

All novelists are fundamentally seekers and describers of the real, but the realism of each novelist will depend on his view of the ultimate reaches of reality.

[…]

The novelist must be characterized not by his function but by his vision, and we must remember that his vision has to be transmitted and that the limitations and blind spots of his audience will very definitely affect the way he is able to show what he sees.

Flannery O’Connor, who would’ve been 89 today, on storytelling and the heart of fiction.  (via explore-blog)

huffingtonpost:

Did anyone else notice this last season?
nicasophoto:

All I have left is my ability to make lame memes to quell my longing for Game of Thrones season 4.

huffingtonpost:

Did anyone else notice this last season?

nicasophoto:

All I have left is my ability to make lame memes to quell my longing for Game of Thrones season 4.