from the Book Patrol archive: Banned, Burned, Censored and Challenged: A Visual Celebration for Banned Books Week
My Dad didn’t like to see people upset. He hated it when people weren’t happy when they could be.
— Dhani Harrison on his father George (via thateventuality)
I think the real adventure is when everything starts going wrong.
— Yvon Chouinard (Creator of Patagonia)
You don’t love someone because they’re perfect, you love them in spite of the fact that they’re not.
Jodi Picoult (via kushandwizdom)
— The greatest part of Hey Jude (via jimmypageshurdygurdy)
♥ Emma Thompson ♥
Living is a form of not being sure, not knowing what next or how. The moment you know how, you begin to die a little. The artist never entirely knows. We guess. We may be wrong, but we take leap after leap in the dark.
— I went to a lecture that Emma Thompson gave about screenwriting last night, and right at the end someone asked her whether she always knows what the endings of her stories are going to be when she start writing. She answered by quoting this, originally said by the choreographer Agnes de Mille. (via carolinecrampton)
Here is the handful
of shadow I have brought back to you:
this decay, this hope, this mouthful
of dirt, this poetry.
— Margaret Atwood, “Mushrooms,” from Notes Towards a Poem That Can Never Be Written (via talltales-and-tealeaves)