“So avoid using the word ‘very’ because it’s lazy. A man is not very tired, he is exhausted. Don’t use very sad, use morose. Language was invented for one reason, boys - to woo women - and, in that endeavor, laziness will not do. It also won’t do in your essays.”—John Keating, Dead Poet’s Society (via fifthhavenue)
follow if you want. i can’t promise any stories descending from the holy heavens with significance, or that i’ll even write everything in standard english, but yes. and if you have anything similar let me know - i want to start being inspired every day.
“I had a boyfriend who told me I’d never succeed, never be nominated for a Grammy, never have a hit song, and that he hoped I’d fail. I said to him, ‘Someday, when we’re not together, you won’t be able to order a cup of coffee at the fucking deli without hearing or seeing me.”—Lady Gaga (via quote-book)