Ahoy there, brothers of America. I'm Kaustubh, a seventeen year-old currently starting my final year in high school. I came across this site a week ago, when looking for style tips for somebody my…Continue
Far, far too many to count, though Gone With The Wind, To Kill A Mockingbird, War and Peace, The Godfather, and more recently the A Song of Ice and Fire saga will figure prominently.
Once again, way too many. The Lord of the Rings, Gladiator, Nolan's Batman Trilogy, Dead Poets Society, Titanic, and A Few Good Men are some favourites.
I tend to favour pre-21st century music. I love the classics - the Beatles, ABBA, Chris de Burgh, Pink Floyd, and Simon & Garfunkel.
"All that is gold does not glitter,
Not all those who wander are lost;
The old that is strong does not wither,
Deep roots are not reached by the frost."
"The woods are lovely, dark and deep,
But I have promises to keep,
And miles to go before I sleep,
And miles to go before I sleep."
"It's difficult in times like these: ideals, dreams and cherished hopes rise within us, only to be crushed by grim reality. It's a wonder I haven't abandoned all my ideals, they seem so absurd and impractical. Yet I cling to them because I still believe, in spite of everything, that people are truly good at heart."
"We are only humans and the Gods have fashioned us for love. That is our great glory and our great tragedy."
"All men dream: but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dreams with open eyes, to make it possible."
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""Oh and by the way im also a daydreamer"
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"I get your reasoning behind this, however this is sort of how it goes for me.
*start studying, read about how owls process sound, am interested*
*Will spend rest of day trying to figure out why they use owls, why they process sound that way,…"