“She longed to know what at that moment was passing in his mind; in what manner he thought of her, and whether, in defiance of everything, she was still dear to him.”—Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice (via h-o-r-n-g-r-y)
“You’ll need coffee shops and sunsets and road trips. Airplanes and passports and new songs and old songs, but people more than anything else. You will need other people and you will need to be that other person to someone else, a living breathing screaming invitation to believe better things.”—This saves my life (via bobbybobcat)
“1. It’s more fun to color outside the lines.
2. If you’re going to draw on the wall, do it behind a couch.
3. Ask why until you understand.
4. Hang on tight.
5. Even if you’ve been fishing for hours and haven’t gotten anything except poison ivy and sunburn, you’re still better off than the worm.
6. Make up the rules as you go along.
7. It doesn’t matter who started it.
8. Ask for sprinkles.
9. If the horse you’re drawing looks more like a dog, make it a dog.
10. Save a place in line for your friends.
11. Sometimes you have to take the test before you’ve finished studying.
12. If you want a kitten, start out asking for a horse.
13. Just keep banging until someone opens the door.
14. There is no good reason why clothes have to match.
15. If you stand on tiptoe to be measured this year, you’ll have to stand on tiptoe for the rest of your life.”—Really important stuff kids have taught me (via harmonizingly)
“No man can ever fully have my heart, for I am already wedded to the mountains, to the wild places. It is there and there alone that I am whole, contented and at bliss. It is the beauty of the land that has me so enthralled that the miles fly by effortlessly.”—Heather “Anish” Anderson (via iloveyoulikeanoctopus)