You can say a lot of bad things about Tiny Cooper. I know, because I have said them. But for a guy who knows absolutely nothing about how to conduct his own relationships, Tiny Cooper is kind of brilliant when it comes to dealing with other people's heartbreak. Tiny is like some gigantic sponge soak
I hadnâ€™t read a real series like that since I was a kid, and it was exciting to live again in an infinite fiction.
That's absolutely true, about the eight glasses a day. There's no reason whatsoever to drink eight glasses of water a day unless you, for whatever reason, particularly like the taste of water. Most experts agree that unless there's something horribly wrong with you, you should just drink water whene
I'm a good person but a shitty writer. You're a shitty person but a good writer. We'd make a good team.
I have guts, just not when it counts.
She smiled with all the delight of a kid on Christmas morning and said, "Y'all smoke to enjoy it. I smoke to die." - Alaska
Without pain, how could we know joy?' This is an old argument in the field of thinking about suffering and its stupidity and lack of sophistication could be plumbed for centuries but suffice it to say that the existence of broccoli does not, in any way, affect the taste of chocolate.
The missing piece in his stomach hurt so much-and eventually he stopped thinking about the Theorem and wondered only how something that isn't there can hurt you.
Books are seldom useful unless they are also beautiful.
There are many more jobs out there than you have ever heard of. Your dream job might not yet exist. If you had told 'College Me' that I would become a professional YouTuber, I would've been like, "That is not a word, and it never should be."
That was the worst part about having cancer, sometimes: The physical evidence of disease separates you from other people.
Everything that comes together falls apart. Everything. The chair Iâ€™m sitting on. It was built, and so it will fall apart. Iâ€™m gonna fall apart, probably before this chair. And youâ€™re gonna fall apart. The cells and organs and systems that make you youâ€”they came together, grew together, and
There's no reason whatsoever to drink eight glasses of water a day unless you, for whatever reason, particularly like the taste of water
Where do you come up with these zingers, Clint? Do you own some kind of joke factory in Indonesia where you've got eight-year-olds working ninety hours a week to deliver you that kind of top-quality witticism? There are boy bands with more original material.
I'm not from Indianapolis, but I like living in Indianapolis. If I were to explain it, I'd tell someone to imagine a city that perfectly captures the best and the worst of America. Imagine the truly American city, because that's what it is.
You have a choice in this world, I believe, about how to tell sad stories, and we made the funny choice.
Why are breakfast food breakfast foods?" I asked them. "Like, why don't we have curry for breakfast?" "Hazel, eat." "But why?" I asked. "I mean seriously: How did scrambled eggs get stuck with breakfast exclusivity? You can put bacon on a sandwich without anyone freaking out. But the moment your san
Beware of that monster called 'self-loathing'.
It is worth it to leave behing my minor life for grander maybes -Miles "Pudge
Suffering is universal.
Do not worry too much about your lawn. You will soon find if you haven't already that almost every adult American devotes tremendous time and money to the maintenance of an invasive plant species called turf grass that we can't eat. I encourage you to choose better obsessions.
Dear Jane, Just so you know: e. e. cummings cheated on both of his wives. With prostitutes. Yours, Will Grayson
He liked the mere act of reading, the magic of turning scratches on a page into words inside his head.
it is the nature of stars to cross
The downside is that if the recovery doesn't go quickly, despite what the president does to mobilize resources, people will view his involvement cynically, ... In other words, `He's just doing this for show.'
I can almost imagine a happiness without her, the ability to let her go, to feel our roots are connected even if I never see that leaf of grass again.'
This is it. I can't even not smoke anymore
In the first century CE, Roman authorities punished St. Apollonia by crushing her teeth one by one with pliers. Colin often thought about this in relationship to the monotony of dumping: we have thirty-two teeth. After a while, having each tooth individually destroyed probably gets repetitive, even
I'm sorry," she says. I wheel around. "You know, you're a total know-it-all. And it's incredibly rude sometimes; I mean, you're not perfect either, and you act like it's my fault but it's not my fault for being quiet or your fault for being a know-it-all. It's not your problem or my problem; it's th
Is that what relationships become? A reduced version of the hurt, nothing else let in. It was more than that. I know it was more than that.