Dear Diary, Heather told me she teaches people real life. She said “Real life...– Veronica Sawyer, Heathers (via c-threepio)
mexicocity-blues: “The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, like fabulous roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars and in the middle you see the blue centerlight pop and everybody goes “Awww!” - Jack Kerouac, On...
Fitzgerald’s List of Things for His 11-Year-Old...
Things to worry about: Worry about courage Worry about cleanliness Worry about efficiency Worry about horsemanship Things not to worry about: Don’t worry about popular opinion Don’t worry about dolls Don’t worry about the past Don’t worry about the future Don’t worry about growing up Don’t worry about anybody getting ahead of you Don’t worry about triumph Don’t worry about failure unless it...
Books I've requested since joining PaperBackSwap
This Lullaby by Sarah Dessen As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner The Anatomy of Wings by Karen Foxlee American Gods by Neil Gaiman Good Omens by Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett The Odyssey by Homer On The Road by Jack Kerouac The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd Into The Wild by Jon Krakauer Waking Up Screaming: Haunting Tales of Terror by H.P. Lovecraft Confessions of an Ugly...
I am so clever that sometimes I don’t understand a single word of what I...– Oscar Wilde
Things you can do to be happier:
Go to bed earlier Finish things ahead of time Eat whole-food Exercise Be present Organize Listen to music Think positively Drink lots of water Journal Read Be productive Eat fresh fruit Breathe deeply Go for a bike ride
The 2012 Reading Challenge: 18/33
I love to read, but most of the time I find myself lacking time to read all the books I want. And after seeing a lot of others making reading lists for 2012, I decided to set up my own as well. Year after year I do make a promise to read my way through a reading list/challenge, but I never fully commit to it, but not this year! This year I’m making a reading challenge that I will complete. I’m...