Tessa Gray portrait by meileen_art
“You know that feeling,” she [Tessa] said, “when you are reading a book, and you know that it is going to be a tragedy; you can feel the cold and darkness coming, see the net drawing tight around the characters who live and breathe on the pages. But you are tied to the story as if being dragged behind a carriage and you cannot let go or turn the course aside.”
― Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Princess
My thoughts over at:
Sai art by SilentH3R0
“A smile is the best way to get oneself out of a tight spot, even if it is a fake one. Surprisingly enough, everyone takes it at face value. I read that in a book.”
― Masashi Kishimoto, Naruto
Floating thoughts over at my book blog: The Quote Hoarder: Learning to Smile
“Oh this? It’s a bookworm. They live in books, and they love to eat important or valuable words.”
― CLAMP, xxxHolic, Vol. 7
via The Quote Hoarder: What is a bookworm?
“I do my best thinking at night when everyone else is sleeping. No interruptions. No noise. I like the feeling of being awake when no one else is.”
― Jennifer Niven, All the Bright Places
via The Quote Hoarder: The Night Owl 🦉
“The bird fights its way out of the egg. The egg is the world. Who would be born must first destroy a world. The bird flies to God. That God’s name is Abraxas.”
― Hermann Hesse, Demian.
via The Quote Hoarder: Demian in Tokyo Ghoul
It has come to my attention that your library isn’t a library, but rather a personal collection for only you and your esteemed father to enjoy. As many of your million books seem to be present and underused, I must beg you to grant me permission to borrow a few so that they might receive the attention they deserve. Since I am deprived of company and entertainment, this act of kindness is the least someone of your importance could deign to bestow upon a lowly, miserable wretch such as I.
Yours most truly,
via The Quote Hoarder: “The Bookworm Assassin” (Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas)
(by Sleeping At Last)
The years wore on and changed my heart,
The leading role for a smaller part.
Now I bear little resemblance to the king I once was.
I bear little resemblance to the king I could become.
I set out to rule the world
With only a paper shield and a wooden sword.
“When words leave off, music begins.” – Heinrich Heine
via The Quote Hoarder | ♪ When words leave off, music begins ♪