"We know from myths and fairy tales that there are many different kinds of powers in this world. One child is given a light saber, another a wizard’s education. The trick is not to amass all the different kinds of available power, but to use well the kind you’ve been granted. Introverts are offered keys to private gardens full of riches. To possess such a key is to tumble like Alice down her rabbit hole. She didn’t choose to go to Wonderland - but she made of it an adventure that was fresh and fantastic and very much her own."
Susan Cain. Quiet: The Power of Introverts In A World That Can’t Stop Talking. (via sarahjensen)
"Fare Thee Well (Dink’s Song)"by Mumford & Sons
"It could have been anything we pulled out of our bags to brag about. But it was books."
Jami Attenberg (Psst, single, straight men: Tix for speed dating with ladies and their books still available. Use the promo code GATSBY for $3 off) (via coverspy)
"It’s easy to lose sight of what you want when you think you want everything."
Jonathan Carroll, Kissing the Beehive (via thatkindofwoman)
she likes: libraries, skirts, the sound a peppermint patty makes when broken, and Mr. Darcy. she dislikes: alarm clocks, cooked carrots, sandy beach towels, and unpacking.