Bella is warned by numerous people and events throughout the course of the story that she is actively pursuing her own destruction – but she’s so dependent on Edward and caught up in the idea of the romance that she refuses to see the situation for what it is. Charlie tells her Edward is bad…
If you were happy every day of your life, you wouldn’t be a human being. You’d be a game-show host. - The Heathers
I decide not to be broken. Everything I used to know needs to be let go in order to free myself. The negativity I used to clutch so tightly does nothing for me nowadays. I told myself it was protection, but that thought seems silly now - doesn’t it? - because it seems the only I am doing is shutting myself out from great things.
La vida es como la espuma, por eso hay que darse con el mar. - Y Tu Mama Tambien
And what you thought was a hurricane was just the rustling of the wind. Why you think we need amazing grace just to tell it like it is? Oh, I don’t need no doctor to tear me all apart I just need you to mend my heart
“Don’t ask for guarantees. And don’t look to be saved in any one thing, person, machine, or library. Do your own bit of saving, and if you drown, at least die knowing you were headed for shore.”—Fahrenheit 451
“Your handwriting. The way you walk. Which china pattern you choose. It’s all giving you away. Everything you do shows your hand. Everything is a self portrait. Everything is a diary.”—Chuck Palahniuk (via especiallygold)
“Whenever a man stands up for the basic human rights of a woman, his act shouldn’t be the exception. And when a man rejects sexism, violence and abuse in his community and peer group, his act shouldn’t be a miracle. Actions towards ending violence against women and men should be seen as nothing less than an exercise of the best traditions of humankind.”—One man’s modest plea for womankind’s right to nonviolence (via sociolab)