Bookworms tend to have a bad reputation in the dating scene. For some reason, people tend to assume that liking books is the same as disliking people. Actually, it is the other way around. While bookworms probably don’t enjoy making awkward small talk and observing strict social conventions, we are passionate about the human condition, what makes people tick, and the meaning of life.
“Oleander time,” she said. “Lovers who kill each other now will blame it on the wind.”
“Without passion or haste, they shot their prisoners, who were forced to approach the trench one by one and offer their necks. Infants were tossed into the air and used as targets for the machine guns.”
“Every time you tell your daughter you yell at her out of love you teach her to confuse anger with kindness which seems like a good idea till she grows up to trust men who hurt her cause they look so much like you.”
“I don’t have any problem understanding why people flunk out of college or quit their jobs or cheat on each other or break the law or spray-paint walls. A little bit outside of things is where some people feel each other. We do it to replace the frame of family. We do it to erase and remake our origins in their own images. To say, I too was here.”
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will hit London theaters in 2016!
If we wait until we’re ready, we’ll be waiting for the rest of our lives.
“Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo?” -Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare. Tinderfied: “It’s been three days since I texted you and I know you’re not dead. Please f*ck off.”
SOS Racisme president Dominique Sopo summed-up the evening’s objective quite simply, “I think it’s very important that we do not kill those who died a second time by raising a polemic.” It brought the seriousness and perspective needed to round-out the speakers, officially hitting every note in the euphonic symphony of support that was the gala.
Many people ask me, “Why are you an English major?” right after I say I don’t want to be a teacher.