Quote of the Day: The Hobbit

“There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after.” ― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit, or There and Back Again “May the wind under your wings bear you where the sun sails and the moon walks.” ― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit,Continue reading “Quote of the Day: The Hobbit”

Quote of the Day: Kidnapping

“You are trying to kidnap what I have rightfully stolen, and I think it quite ungentlemanly.” ― William Goldman, The Princess Bride “I am one in a row of specimens. It’s when I try to flutter out of line that he hates me. I’m meant to be dead, pinned, always the same, always beautiful. He knows that partContinue reading “Quote of the Day: Kidnapping”

Quote of the Day: Plants

“The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.” ― John Muir “Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.” ― Michael Pollan, In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto “Plants are more courageous than almost all human beings: an orange tree would rather die than produce lemons, whereas instead of dying the average person would rather be someoneContinue reading “Quote of the Day: Plants”

Quote of the Day: Imprisonment

None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.” ― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Elective Affinities “I’m convinced that most men don’t know what they believe, rather, they only know what they wish to believe. How many people blame God for man’s atrocities, but wouldn’t dream of imprisoning a mother for her son’s crime?” ― CrissContinue reading “Quote of the Day: Imprisonment”

Quote of the Day: Loss

“Grief does not change you, Hazel. It reveals you.” ― John Green, The Fault in Our Stars tags: change, grief, loss, revelation10083 likesLike“It’s only after we’ve lost everything that we’re free to do anything.” ― Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club “If all else perished, and he remained, I should still continue to be; and if all else remained, and he were annihilated, the universe would turnContinue reading “Quote of the Day: Loss”

Quote of the Day: Being Trapped

“We all live in a house on fire, no fire department to call; no way out, just the upstairs window to look out of while the fire burns the house down with us trapped, locked in it.” ― Tennessee Williams, The Milk Train Doesn’t Stop Here Anymore “Most parents try really hard to give their kids the bestContinue reading “Quote of the Day: Being Trapped”

Quote of the Day: War

“God created war so that Americans would learn geography.” ― Mark Twain “War is what happens when language fails.” ― Margaret Atwood “The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.” ― G.K. Chesterton “War must be, while we defend our lives against a destroyer who would devourContinue reading “Quote of the Day: War”