“Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life.” —Eleanor Roosevelt (via myquotelibrary)
“It’s almost as if our society values opinions more than it values knowledge.” —Hank Green (via alpsheidi)
“The library is inhabited by spirits that come out of the pages at night.” —Isabel Allende (via myquotelibrary)
“I guess the change in my pocket wasn’t enough, I’m like ‘fuck you’.” —Jay Gatsby to Daisy Buchanan (via historysaidwhat)
“Books have to be heavy because the whole world’s inside them.” —Cornelia Funke (Inkheart)
“There are all kinds of interesting questions that come from a knowledge of science, which only adds to the excitement and mystery and awe of a flower. It only adds. I don’t understand how it subtracts.” —Richard Feynman
“We waste our precious moments and energy by hating, envying, judging, comparing, gossiping, criticizing, cursing, etc. We have no idea what their journey is all about. Forgive and love.” —Satish Kaku (via dreamofwhatcanbe)
going postal (2010)
- Ridcully: You the type to burn a book, Lipwig?
- Moist Von Lipwig: No.
- Ridcully: Why?
- Moist Von Lipwig: Because you just don't do that sort of thing.
- Ridcully: Correct. Books must be treated with respect, we feel that in our bones, because words have power. Bring enough words together they can bend space and time. Read my lips: Words do not kill! People kill. Wild animals kill. But words... words have a totally different power. They enter in through our eyes and ears and work their way into our souls.
The Shortest Horror Story Ever
The last man on Earth sat alone in a room. There was a knock on the door.