The Augusteum

Beauty and sorrow. Loneliness and moments of reflection. Things that are green and things that are entirely human. Things that are brilliant and things that are utterly devastating. Laughter and pure joy. Celebrate life always.



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"The realm of fairy-story is wide and deep and high and filled with many things: shoreless seas and stars uncounted, beauty that is an enchantment, and an ever-present peril; both joy and sorrow as sharp as swords."

J.R.R. Tolkien, On Fairy-Stories   (via corvidae-and-crossroads)

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"I can only be who I am." Simple words, often forgotten.

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"I think a lot, but I don’t say much."

Anne Frank  (via dingyfeathers)

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"You are personally responsible for becoming more ethical than the society you grew up in."

Eliezer Yudkowsky   (via likeanoldstory)

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"It’s not catastrophes, murders, deaths, diseases, that age and kill us; it’s the way people look and laugh, and run up the steps of omnibuses."

Virginia Woolf, Jacob’s Room (1922)

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