"Books are no more threatened by Kindle than stairs by elevators." Stephen Fry
team runs to the convenience store for late-night ben&jerry’s
laughing so hard you pee yourself, or getting so drunk you pee yourself
enjoying a sunday morning of greeting all the saturday night hook-ups as they leave
extensively planning a weekend of day-drinking well in advance
falling into your bar-star routine so easily its scary
living with your best girl friends, and next to your best guy friends
walking through campus and realizing how fucking beautiful everything is (people and buildings alike)
cross-analyzing your favourite book with your other favourite book
constantly being stimulated by ambitious and intelligent people (when they don’t drink, of course)
being convinced by your housemates to go to the bar (even though you promised yourself you’d stay in)
getting the cab to drop you off at pita pit for drunk shawarma fries
popping and snorting and seeing your pupils dilate as the adrenaline rattles your bones
being able to have sex with your boyfriend whenever (and wherever) you want
realizing the people you live with may be the best people in the world
talking to someone and realizing it’s totally hot being intelligent
being in an environment where sex, drugs, and alcohol are equally as important as readings, grades, and your future career
coming to terms with the fact that you’ve never in your life been as happy as now
god, i love university
"Every day that she spends with you is spent in sorrow for the day and in despair for tomorrow; thus, I, her yesterday, grow happier and more radiant in her memory. How wrong you are, on the other side, to think the past cannot be changed." - The Black City by Leonardo Alishan
You ask them how they fell.
or a fond memory that isn’t so hard to recover.
But what they describe
is only in the past.
So instead you ask them,
Why are you still falling?
They will look at you and wonder:
What is it that makes them stay
despite it all?
Some may doubt, linger, ponder
but there are those, like you,
who, without hesitation,
"I feel like a part of my soul has loved you since the beginning of everything.
Maybe we’re from the same star." - Emery Allen (via wethinkwedream)
"She’s been dead for two years and that’s the shit I remember…wonderful stuff, you know, little things like that. Those are the things I miss the most. The little idiosyncrasies that only I knew about. That’s what made her my wife. Oh, she had the goods on me too, she knew all my little peccadilloes. People call these things imperfections but they’re not, oh, that’s the good stuff. And then we get to choose who we let into our weird little worlds. You’re not perfect sport, and let me save you the suspense, this girl you met? She isn’t perfect, either. But the question is whether or not you’re perfect for each other." - Robin Williams as Sean Maguire, Good Will Hunting
اثنان لا تذكرهما أبداً: إساءة الناس إليك و إحسانك للناس
Two things never to mention: people’s unkindness to you and your kindness to people." - (via reflections24)
When recovery is not all yoga mats
and tea and avocados, it is work.
It is listening to your body rather
than pretending not to hear her.
It is waking up so hungry, you are
nauseous, but swallowing breakfast
anyways. It is taking an hour to eat a
snack. It is your stomach throwing a
tantrum and telling the acidic voice
in your head she has the wrong address.
Trying to ignore the caloric calculator in my head is like trying to ignore television subtitles.
Every time you asked if I was full, I heard you say fat, and I’m trying, trying so hard not to do that.
This is teaching my body how to forgive.
This is teaching my brain how to apologize." - EAT, by Blythe Baird (via blythebrooklyn)