"So perfect and complete was my ignorance that it was impossible for me to know that I knew nothing."
- 'Simplicissimus' by Hans Jacob Christoffel von Grimmelshausen (via peutetre-peutetrepas)
Top 5 books I have ever read (1/5) - The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
"I don’t want them to change me in there. Turn me into some kind of monster that I’m not.”
"It’s funny how you can forget everything except people loving you. Maybe that’s why humans find it so hard getting over love affairs. It’s not the pain they’re getting over, it’s the love."
- Jellicoe Road (Melina Marchetta)
(Source: cinderellainrubbershoes, via teachingliteracy)
Check out this original letter by J.D. Salinger on why he didn’t want a Catcher in the Rye film adaptation.