ANYTHING BUT ORDINARY.

Destroy the idea that men should respect women because we are their daughters, mothers, and sisters. Reinforce the idea that men should respect women because we are people.

Maybe home is nothing but two arms holding you tight when you’re at your worst.

—Yara Bashraheel (via versteur)

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Isaac cleared his throat. “Augustus Waters was a self-aggrandizing bastard. But we forgive him. We forgive him not because he had a heart as figuratively good as his literal one sucked, or because he knew more about how to hold a cigarette than any other nonsmoker in history, or because he got eighteen years when he should have gotten more.”

"Seventeen," Gus corrected.

"I’m assuming you’ve got some time, you interrupting bastard.

"I’m telling you," Isaac continued, "Augustus Waters talked so much that he’d interrupt you at his own funeral. And he was pretentious: Sweet Jesus Christ, that kid never took a piss without pondering the abundant metaphorical resonances of human waste production. And he was vain: I do not believe I have ever met a more physically attractive person who was more acutely aware of his own physical attractiveness.

"But I will say this: When the scientists of the future show up at my house with robot eyes and they tell me to try them on, I will tell the scientists to screw off, because I do not want to see a world without him."

—John Green, The Fault in Our Stars: Isaac’s eulogy (via okaywillbeouralways-tfios)

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Promise me you will not spend so much time treading water and trying to keep your head above the waves that you forget, truly forget, how much you have always loved to swim.

—Tyler Knott Gregson (via jhbrd)

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…and you drink a little too much and try a little too hard. And you go home to a cold bed and think, ‘That was fine’. And your life is a long line of fine.

—Flynn, Gillian. Gone Girl. (via expiry)

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