A self is not something static, tied up in a pretty parcel and handed to the child, finished and complete. A self is always becoming.
So. You get handed a holy sword by an archangel, told to go fight the forces of evil, and you somehow remain an atheist. Is that what you're saying?
sanya atheism Death
Hatred would have been easier. With hatred, I would have known what to do. Hatred is clear, metallic, one-handed, unwavering; unlike love.
This is me.’" He handed her the precious scrap of paper. ‘Call me or I’ll call you, but one of us will call, yes? What I mean is it’s not a competition. You don’t lose if you phone first
The police called it choking, but I called it a two-handed neck hug. That’s how I knew she really loved me.
funny humor delusion
Proof is boring. Proof is tiresome. Proof is an irrelevance. People would far rather be handed an easy lie than search for a difficult truth, especially if it suits their own purposes.
I thought about the days i had handed over to a bottle..the nights i can't remember..the mornings i slept thru..all the time spent running from myself.
bottle running away
Payne nailing him in the face woke him up.
George brought him back his independence.
But Beth handed him his crown.
As I handed her the bag, the old scars on my wrist throbbed with buried memories.
But I also meant that loving someone really opening your heart to them is just asking to have your heart smashed and handed back to you in little pieces.
Your retaliation is unspeakable. For this alone, you must forgive me for my treatment of you."
"I literally risked my neck just now to say that in front of you.
ellie iad lothaire
I've done smarter things in my life. Once, for example, I threw myself out of a moving car in order to take on a truckload of lycanthropes singlehandedly."
lycanthrope harry-dresden stupid-decisions