Cold one day, sweet the next; irresistibly flirty one moment, resistibly obnoxious the next.
And I donâ€™t blame him. I donâ€™t even trust me.
When we read the right book generously, it can change the way think about the world around us.
The only person I really wanted to talk to about Augustus Water's death with was Augustus Waters.
I inherited that penchant for intellectualism, a character flaw that these days can only be thoroughly eradicated by getting Zâ€™ed up.
The United States Congress, like a lot of rich people, lives in two houses.
We all matter - maybe less then a lot but always more than none.
And I don't really have anyone upon whom I want to rain down my wrath," I said, because in truth I didn't. I always felt like you had to be important to have enemies. Example: Historically, Germany has had more enemies than Luxembourg, Margo Roth Spiegelman was Germany. And Great Britain. And the Un
True love will triumph in the endâ€”which may or may not be a lie, but if it is a lie, it's the most beautiful lie we have.
The investment in rare coins has captured the public's imagination. People feel in their gut that it's a bad idea. That's devastating for a governor who's never been flashy but had the Taft reputation for integrity and good judgment.
Getting a lifeâ€™ is something only a complete idiot could believe. Like you can just drive to a store and get a life. See it in its shiny box and look inside the plastic window and catch a glimpse of yourself in a new life and say, â€˜Wow, I look much happier â€” I think this is the life I need to
I couldnâ€™t help but think about school and everything else ending. I liked standing just outside the couches and watching themâ€”it was a kind of sad I didnâ€™t mind, and so I just listened, letting all the happiness and the sadness of this ending swirl around in me, each sharpening the other. For
It's not at all untypical for multiple groups to form among Christian conservatives or other groups as well. There may be slightly different goals.
And as paralyzing and upsetting as all the never agains were, the final leaving felt perfect. Pure. The most distilled possible form of liberation. Everything that mattered except one lousy picture was in the trash, but it felt so great. I started jogging, wanting to put even more distance between m
Ultimately what I like about reading together is that we all make it happen together. Of course even amid shared experience weâ€™re still aloneâ€¦ each reading of each book is unique. But what a comfort it is to share readings and experiences. How lucky we are when we get to be alone together.
The urge to make art or contemplate philosophy does not go away when you are sick. Those urges just become transfigured by illness.
The idea is that for ten minutes, we forget that we have feelings. And we forget about protecting ourselves or other people and we just say the truth. For ten minutes. And then we can go back to being lame.
Maybe life is not about accomplishing some bullshit markers.
You completely unscatter me, and I appreciate that too much.
That's what we should do, Hazel Grace: We should team up and be this disabled vigilante duo roaring through the world, righting wrongs, defending the weak, protecting the endangered.
I am a giant squid of anger.
I think forever is an incorrect concept.
In the contemporary world where things fall apart, and the centre cannot hold, you have to imagine a community where there is no centre. Hank, at the end of this year I started thinking that a lot of life is about doing things that donâ€™t suck with people who donâ€™t suck.
The Degree to which I am blessed staggers me... the degree to which I take that for granted shames me. -Streetwalking with Jesus
After all this time, it seems to me like straight and fast is the only way out- but I choose the labyrinth. The labyrinth blows, but I choose it.
moms arenâ€™t the best audience for medication humor.
There will come a time, when all of us are dead. All of us. There will come a time when there are no human beings remaining to remember that anyone ever existed or that our species ever did anything.
Even then, it hurt. The pain was always there, pulling me inside of myself, demanding to be felt. It always felt like I was waking up from the pain when something in the world outside of me suddenly required my comment or attention.
Issues are really a way of invoking values. To a lot of ordinary citizens, policy discussions are way beyond them or they are too worried about their own situation to follow the specifics ... Many argue that elections now are all about values, in the broadest sense.
From the front Rdar announces, "Don't you go talking bad about GoFast bars. Do you want me to stop this car?" "Whenever I eat a GoFast bar," Ben says, "I'm always like, 'So this is what blood tastes like to mosquitoes.