Words #04

via “There are two types of waiting. There’s the the waiting you do for something you know is coming, sooner or later—like waiting for the 6:28 train, or the school bus, or a party where a certain handsome boy might be. And then there’s the waiting for something you don’t know is coming. You don’t [...]

Juni

Ich habe mich in letzter Zeit oft gefragt, mit welcher Intention ich diesen Blog vor über zwei Jahren begonnen habe, inwiefern ich mich damit ausdrücken wollte und wobei er mir letztendlich helfen sollte. Mein Blog war nie ein Lifestyle-Blog, aber er war ebenfalls nie ein reiner Bücher- bzw. Rezensions-Blog. Ich schreibe eher seltener eigene Kurzgeschichten [...]

Words #03

via “I have always, essentially, been waiting. Waiting to become something else, waiting to be that person I always thought I was on the verge of becoming, waiting for that life I thought I would have. In my head, I was always one step away. In high school, I was biding my time until I [...]

Words #02

via “And there are millions of teens who read because they are sad and lonely and enraged. They read because they live in an often-terrible world. They read because they believe, despite the callow protestations of certain adults, that books-especially the dark and dangerous ones-will save them. As a child, I read because books–violent and [...]

Words #01

via  "Every book, every volume you see, has a soul. The soul of the person who wrote it and the soul of those who read it and lived and dreamed with it. Every time a book changes hands, every time someone runs his eyes down its pages, its spirit grows and strenghtens."Carlos Ruiz Zafón

Januar

Leser, die schon länger dabei sind, werden sich entsinnen können, dass ich es mir früher zur Gewohnheit gemacht habe, am Ende eines jeden Monats einen Post zu verfassen, der alles festhalten sollte, was mir in diesem Monat so widerfahren ist. Da es mir eigentlich immer viel Spaß gemacht hat, meinen Monat zu rekonstruieren, habe ich [...]

Who are you when no one’s watching?

“People don’t want their lives fixed. Nobody wants their problems solved. Their dramas. Their distractions. Their stories resolved. Their messes cleaned up. Because what would they have left? Just the big scary unknown.” Chuck Palahniuk via Kurzes Alltagsblabla: Nur noch ein Monat bis zur ersten Klausur und ich habe mich noch nicht wirklich auf mein [...]

If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you’ll never get it done.

“It’s like the end of the day where you feel nothing has been achieved and you’re in a hurry to get the day over with so you can start the next one. You tell yourself you’re going to do lots of positive things. But the next day is just like the one before. Sometimes it [...]