quote blog

my name is axel marazzi and i eat words for breakfast.

these are my texts . about me . ask . submit

“I wanted to tell the book thief many things, about beauty and brutality. But what could I tell her about those things that she didn’t already know? I wanted to explain that I am constantly overestimating and underestimating the human race-that rarely do I ever simply estimate it. I wanted to ask her how the same thing could be so ugly and so glorious, and its words and stories so damning and brilliant.”

– Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

“What makes big boobs and perkiness so attractive to boys? I mean, really. Two round, mounds of fat and a fake smile. Yeah, winning attributes.”

– Gena Showalter, Oh My Goth

“Talking to a drunk person was like talking to an extremely happy, severely brain-damaged three-year-old.”

– John Green, Paper Towns

“Sweet words are like honey, a little may refresh, but too much gluts the stomach.”

– Anne Bradstreet

“To define is to limit.”

– Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

“What happened down in the dungeons between you and Professor Quirrell is a complete secret, so, naturally the whole school knows.”

– J.K. Rowling

“I’ll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure.”

– Mae West

“Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.”

– Rumi, Masnavi i Man’avi, the spiritual couplets of Maula

“I’m not sentimental—I’m as romantic as you are. The idea, you know, is that the sentimental person thinks things will last—the romantic person has a desperate confidence that they won’t.”

– F. Scott Fitzgerald, This Side of Paradise

“In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.”

– Albert Einstein