"She had always wanted words, she loved them; grew up on them. Words gave her clarity, brought reason, shape."
I am Katharine Clifton
I am Franny
I am Anne Shirley
I am Catherine Barkley
I am Aliena
I am Jane Eyre
84,912 notes "Sometimes I remind myself that I almost skipped the party, that I almost went to a different college, that the whim of a minute could have changed everything and everyone. Our lives, so settled, so specific, are built on happenstance."
— Anna Quindlen, Every Last One (via thatkindofwoman)
81 notes "So avoid using the word ‘very’ because it’s lazy. A man is not very tired, he is exhausted. Don’t use very sad, use morose. Language was invented for one reason, boys - to woo women - and, in that endeavor, laziness will not do."
— John Keating, Dead Poets Society (via sappywhitegirl)