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You couldn’t martyr yourself to Area X; you could only disappear trying, and not even be sure of that.

- Jeff VanderMeer, Acceptance

There are things the lighthouse teaches me, though,” Gloria said, wrenching Saul out of his thoughts.
“To stand up straight and tall and project light out of your head toward the sea?”
She giggled at that, giving him too much credit for an answer he’d meant at least half ironically.
“No. Here’s what the lighthouse teaches me. Be quiet and let me tell you. The lighthouse teaches me to work hard, to keep my room clean, to be honest, and to be nice to people.” Then, reflecting, looking down at her feet. “My room is a mess and I lie sometimes and I’m not always nice to people, but that’s the idea.

- Jeff VanderMeer, Acceptance

Identity Thief (2013)

Identity Thief (2013)

Something Wicked This Way Comes (1983)

Something Wicked This Way Comes (1983)

"Perhaps there’s an off switch?" said Newt helplessly. "I’m sure if we looked around—"
“These sort of things are wired in. Don’t be silly. I thought you knew about this sort of thing.”
Newt nodded desperately. This was a long way from the pages of Easy Electronics.

- Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, Good Omens

His knowledge of country lore was a little hazy, but he felt fairly sure that if the cows lay down, it meant rain. If they were standing it would probably be fine. These cows were taking it in turns to execute slow and solemn somersaults; and Tyler wondered what it presaged for the weather.

- Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, Good Omens

My home life is unsatisfying.
The Breakfast Club (1985)

My home life is unsatisfying.

The Breakfast Club (1985)

The end justifies the means, thought Aziraphale. And the road to Hell is paved with good intentions. [This is not actually true. The road to Hell is paved with frozen door-to-door salesmen. On weekends many of the younger demons go ice-skating down it.]

- Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, Good Omens

Armageddon moves around?" said Newt.
“Various prophecies say the Antichrist has to arise first,” said Anathema. “Agnes says he. I can’t spot him—”
“Or her,” said Newt.
“What?”
“Could be a her,” said Newt. “This is the twentieth century, after all. Equal opportunities.

- Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, Good Omens

Farther down the riverbank sat a young man dressed all in white. He was the only person in sight. His hair was white, his skin chalk pale, and he sat and stared up and down the river, as if he were admiring the view. He looked like Victorian Romantic poets looked just before the consumption and drug abuse really started to cut it.

- Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, Good Omens

What’s your name, lad?"
“Newton. Newton Pulsifer.”
“LUCIFER? What’s that you say? Are ye of the Spawn of Darkness, a tempting beguiling creature from the pit, wanton limbs steaming from the fleshpots of Hades, in tortured and lubricious thrall to your stygian and hellish masters?”
“That’s Pulsifer,” explained Newton. “With a P. I don’t know about the other stuff, but we come from Surrey.

- Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, Good Omens

Most books on witchcraft will tell you that witches work naked. This is because most books on witchcraft are written by men.

- Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, Good Omens

Questo tag è bellissimo. Grazie a inutrimentiterrestri per ricordarmi che Tumblr esiste ancora.

Rules: Find out what characters share the same personality type as you here and list the characters that you find relevant below. Then tag five friends and let them know you tagged them! If you don’t know your personality type take the test here.

Type: ISTJ

  • Libri: Aleksei Karenin (Anna Karenina), Susan Pevensie (Le Cronache di Narnia), Hermione Granger e Argus Gazza (Harry Potter), Javer (I Miserabili), Mr Bennet (Orgoglio e Pregiudizio), Catelyn Stark e Stannis Baratheon (A Song of Ice and Fire), Edward Cullen (Twilight).
  • Film: Colonnello Frank Fitts (American Beauty), Nicholas Angel (Hot Fuzz), Pai Mai (Kill Bill), George Banks (Mary Poppins), Etheline Tenenbaum (The Royal Tenenbaums), Darth Vader (Star Wars).
  • Telefilm: Sheldon Cooper (The Big Bang Theory), Annie Edison (Community), Orson Hodge (Desperate Housewives), Zoe Washburne (Firefly), Luke Danes (Gilmore Girls), Don Draper (Mad Men), Miss Claudette (Orange Is The New Black), Dr. Kelso (Scrubs).
  • Cartoni: Rolf (Ed, Edd & Eddy), Elsa (Frozen), Hermes Conrad (Futurama), Jerry Smith (Rick and Morty), il direttore Skinner (I Simpson), Squiddi Tentacolo (Spongebob), Ih-Oh (Winnie The Pooh).
  • Anime: Soichiro Yagami (Death Note), Tensing (Dragon Ball), Rei Ayanami (Evangelion), Homura Akemi (Puella Magi Madoka Magica).

Va detto che alcuni personaggi che ho messo tra i libri (Javer e Edward Cullen) li ho conosciuti nei film e che alcuni personaggi li ricordo solo vagamente.

Taggo cappuccinomattutino, ilgattobehemothmondaynightcrisis, mcgonagallerystheninecrimes.

Maleficent (2014)

Maleficent (2014)

Gangs of New York (2002)

Gangs of New York (2002)