"Smart people who love you are going to have your back."
Abbey Bartlet, 'Election Night' in The West Wing, created by Aaron Sorkin
This line always stands out, always gets me. That’s the best thing to hope for, I think. Not personal happiness, or material gain, but that smart people who love you are going to have your back. And I have that. And I’m very lucky.
"”Think government isn’t about you? How many of you have student loans to pay? How many of you have credit card debt? How many of you want clean air and clean water and civil liberties? How many want jobs? How many want kids? How many want those kids to go to good schools and walk on safe streets? Decisions are made by those who show up.”"
(Source: notabadday, via westwingquotes)
"It’s worth remembering that forgiveness is not so much about the person you’re forgiving as it is about you moving on."
— John Green (via paperlover)
(Source: thefreenomad, via literatureismyutopia)
Shakespeare: The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars
John Green: Bitch it might be
Determinism vs voluntarism - present as ever. This made me giggle.