The Mixtapes

Welcome Note: before posting anything, i go through my bazillion (roughly) favourite quotes and pick the perfect (perfect imo, anyway) one to go with it. hope i manage to offer some dimension :) enjoy your time here!

“but if you insist on being clever, then be clever. be brave. sleep with fists closed and shoot straight.

- catherynne m. valente, deathless

(Source: donniedarkos, via rogerrsterling)

“creativity is on the side of health - it isn’t the thing that drives us mad; it is the capacity in us that tries to save us from madness.

- jeanette winterson

(Source: veradubhghoill, via alaindelons)

“like all magnificent things, it’s very simple.”

- natalie babbitt, tuck everlasting

(Source: caryfuckunaga, via darrenaronofskyed)

“the reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.” 

- george bernard shaw, man and superman

(Source: harveylouis)

“veni, vidi, vici. (i came, i saw, i conquered.)” 

- julius caesar

(Source: awhoreslies, via fuckyeahpeakyblinders)

“let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when you move, fall like a thunderbolt.”

- sun tzu, the art of war

(Source: thorlokid, via theworldofcinema)


"i have a temperament. i acknowledge that. but here’s an important lesson for you, mate. you with your glib talk and fanciful inclinations. don’t think for one second that you can stand here in front of me, in my building, in my office, in front of my friends, and tell me that you’re going to take over this city. it’s laughable how delusional you are. i’m the police, i’m the sirens, i’m the wolves, the weather, and the fucking traffic lights. this isn’t just my city. i am the city."
- adam t. (draft)

"above, the stars shone hard and bright, sparks struck off the dark skin of the universe."

- stephen king, the stand

(via patheticloveofcountry)

"i see a beautiful city and a brilliant people rising from this abyss, and, in their struggles to be truly free, in their triumphs and defeats, through long years to come, i see the evil of this time and of the previous time of which this is the natural birth, gradually making expiation for itself and wearing out."

- charles dickens, a tale of two cities

(Source: henricavyll, via jonathanthefilmbuff)

"beware; for i am

fearless, and

therefore

powerful.”

- mary shelley, frankenstein

(Source: awhoreslies, via fuckyeahpeakyblinders)


“i take back what you have stolen,
and in your languages i announce
i am now nameless.
my true name is a growl.”
- margaret atwood

“i take back what you have stolen,

and in your languages i announce

i am now nameless.

my true name is a growl.

- margaret atwood

(Source: breaking-chaos)

“that’s the best revenge of all: happiness. nothing drives people crazier than seeing someone having a good fucking life.”

- chuck palahniuk

(Source: beast-extra, via phoegasus)

“i’m still learning to love the parts of me that no one claps for.

- rudy francisco

(Source: margoverger, via fuckyeahpeakyblinders)