"I prefer my history dead. Dead history is writ in ink, the living sort in blood."
George R.R. Martin, “A Feast for Crows”
@11 months ago with 1 note
"She was elusive. She was today. She was tomorrow. We did not know what to make of her. In our minds we tried to pin her to a corkboard like a butterfly, but the pin merely went through and away she flew."
@1 year ago with 3500 notes
"I think prime numbers are like life. They are very logical but you could never work out the rules, even if you spent all your time thinking about them."
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
@1 year ago with 14 notes
#quote #literary quote #life quote #math quote
@1 year ago with 108101 notes
#marriage #love #Addams Family
What I always enjoyed about Morticia and Gomez was how they made no secret that they passionately loved each other. We get so used to seeing depictions (on television especially) of married couples in continual states of contention—belittling one another, falling into the wife/mother-husband/child trope, and generally disrespecting each other, which made me wonder why they even bothered marrying in the first place.
But Gomez and Morticia never lose their desire and respect for each other. Is it because they’re “weird” that it’s acceptable to depict married life so positively? Or are they “strange” because, after three children and a lifetime together, they still adore each other? I know no marriage is perfect, but wouldn’t it be nice if the media portrayed marriage as more than a continuous state of exasperation and anger? Maybe that’s why romance novelists and romance novel readers are so embattled: because we dare to believe in love.
“How long has it been since we waltzed?”
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