"Cath wished she didn’t use the word ‘just’ so much. It was her passive-aggresive tell, like someone who twitched when they were lying."
— Rainbow Rowell, Fangirl
"The most important thing is this: To be able to, at any moment, sacrifice what you are for what you will become."
— Eric Thomas
(Source: thelazycollegestudent, via whereismynextstep)
"All I do when we’re apart is think about you, and all I do when we’re together is panic."
— Eleanor & Park (Novel) by Rainbow Rowell
"Art and love are the same thing: It’s the process of seeing yourself in things that are not you."
— Chuck Klosterman
(Source: thatquote, via burdge)
"Isn’t it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back, everything is different."
— C.S. Lewis
(Source: saras-scrapbook, via thetwelveolympians)
"You don’t have to be the kind of beautiful that everyone can agree on. If the right person finds you beautiful, you win. You win forever.”
—The Importance of Unconventional Beauty, Rainbow Rowell"
(you should really read the article she wrote.)
"As I grow to understand life less and less, I learn to live it more and more."
— Jules Renard
(Source: musing-bibliophage, via thistlesbriersandwisdom)
"Maybe it was… that she was soft and pretty- for whatever reason, he found himself dizzy with delight at her propinquity, and as close to love as he had ever been. They drifted down the calm channel of water; as the quiet darkness closed in, they held hands and kissed again, and that was more pleasant than anything else he might have contemplated with any other women."
— On a Pale Horse
"At some point in high school, reading became writing for me. They’re such joined concepts in my head that it seems like there should be one verb that captures them both. The way that “breathing” means inhaling and exhaling."
— I’m fangirling a tiny bit over the fact that Rainbow Rowell wrote a guest post for the Reading Rainbow blog, Reading Was My Superpower.
(Source: bethanyactually, via rainbowrowell)