My perception of the contents of this world can be compared to the likes of coloured cellophane. Most people view it as average wrapping paper. I see straight through.

“That’s the problem with putting others first; you’ve taught them you come second.”

read that, again. 

things I need to beat into my brain

(via nicotinas)

“Learning became her. She loved the smell of the book from the shelves, the type on the pages, the sense that the world was an infinite but knowable place. Every fact she learned seemed to open another question, and for every question there was another book.”

– Robert Goolrick, A Reliable Wife (via quoted-books)

“Your handwriting. The way you walk. Which china pattern you choose. It’s all giving you away. Everything you do shows your hand. Everything is a self-portrait. Everything is a diary.”

– Chuck Palahniuk (via hermeticpaw)