QUOTE: Anthem

“My happiness is not the means to any end. It is the end. It is its own goal. It is its own purpose.” ~Anthem by Ayn Rand I think this is a really important thing to remember. We all deserve to be happy simply for the sake of being happy. So go out and do something … Continue reading QUOTE: Anthem

QUOTE: The Goldfinch

"We can't choose what we want and don't want and that's the hard lonely truth. Sometimes we want what we want even if we know it's going to kill us. We can't escape who we are." ~page 770 of The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt There were so many great quotes in this book! It was very hard … Continue reading QUOTE: The Goldfinch

QUOTE: Allegiant

"I fell in love with him. but I don't just stay with him by default as if there's no one else available to me. I stay with him because I choose to, every day that I wake up, every day that we fight or lie to each other or disappoint each other. I choose him … Continue reading QUOTE: Allegiant

the results are in!

On Thursday I uploaded a post asking you all which book I should read next out of three options (click here to see the post). It's time to share the results! This week, I will be reading... And We Stay by Jenny Hubbard I'm very excited to dive right into this one! Hopefully I'll be able … Continue reading the results are in!

QUOTE: Paper Covers Rock

“Reading, she tells me, is what she does best. She loves it because it uses the whole of her, the right and the left, the hemispheres of reason and imagination. She discovered as a child that a closed book is a darkness anyone can enter, not a scary darkness like a basement or a storm, … Continue reading QUOTE: Paper Covers Rock