Written Wisdom
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
Aesop (via acebladespades)
I’m an idealist. I don’t know where I’m going, but I’m on my way.
Carl Sandburg (via acebladespades)
Reading might be your first drug.
William Gibson
Time moves in one direction, memory in another.
William Gibson
We see in order to move; we move in order to see.
William Gibson
If I had followed my better judgment always, my life would have been a very dull one.
Edgar Rice Burroughs
It is a characteristic of the weak and criminal to attribute to others the misfortunes that are the result of their own wickedness.
Edgar Rice BurroughsThe Son of Tarzan
You are here for but an instant, and you mustn’t take yourself too seriously.
Edgar Rice BurroughsThe Land That Time Forgot
The first recorded reference to Shakespeare, written by theatre critic Robert Greene in 1592, was as an “upstart crow, beautified with our feathers
(via mycroft-brother-mine)
If you like fantasy and you want to be the next Tolkien, don’t read big Tolkienesque fantasies— Tolkien didn’t read big Tolkienesque fantasies, he read books on Finnish philology. Go and read outside of your comfort zone, go and learn stuff.
Neil Gaiman (via sullacat)
Stop shallow water from running, it will rage; tread on a worm and it will turn.
Robert Greene
A mind content both crown and kingdom is.
Robert Greene
Sweet are the thoughts that savour of content.
Robert Greene
Mistakes mean it’s real.
Kiera Cass , The One