"It now lately sometimes seemed like a kind of black miracle to me that people could actually care deeply about a subject or pursuit, and could go on caring this way for years one end. Could dedicate their entire lives to it. It seemed admirable and at the same time pathetic. We are all dying to give our lives away to something, maybe."
— David Foster Wallace (via lauraolin)
"It hurts every day, the absence of someone who was once there."
— Marie Lu, Champion (via larmoyante)
"What we read and why we do so defines us in a profound way. You are what you read, I suppose. Browsing through someone’s library is like peeking into their DNA."
— Guillermo del Toro, Introduction to The Best American Nonrequired Reading (via natyfredy)