mind needs books

when will people stop acting like unhealthy coping mechanisms exist in a vacuum lmao unhealthy behaviors more often than not arise from unhealthy situations. stop focusing on the symptoms so much (as in stop pressuring and guilt tripping someone into stopping) without dealing with why those maladaptive coping mechanisms are there to begin with.

the real struggle = how much i love reading, and how much it totally screws me up lately when i finish a good, thoughtful book

» a game of thrones sentence meme

Feel free to adjust sentences to make it fit your muse better!

  • ❝ A mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge. ❞
  • ❝ Never forget what you are, for surely the world will not. ❞
  • ❝ Can a man still be brave if he’s afraid? ❞ 
  • ❝ That is the only time a man can be brave. ❞ 
  • ❝ Fear cuts deeper than swords. ❞ 
  • ❝ Some old wounds never truly heal, and bleed again at the slightest word. ❞ 
  • ❝ Winter is coming. ❞ 
  • ❝ When you play the game of thrones you win or you die. ❞ 
  • ❝ The man who passes the sentence should swing the sword. ❞ 
  • ❝ If you would take a man’s life, you owe it to him to look into his eyes and hear his final words. ❞ 
  • ❝ Most men would rather deny a hard truth than face it. ❞ 
  • ❝ The things we love destroy us every time, lad. Remember that. ❞ 
  • ❝ Death is so terribly final, while life is full of possibilities. ❞ 
  • ❝ What is honour compared to a woman’s love? ❞ 
  • ❝ We are only human, and the gods have fashioned us for love. ❞ 
  • ❝ That is our great glory, and our great tragedy. ❞ 
  • ❝ Why is it that when one man builds a wall, the next man immediately needs to know what’s on the other side? ❞ 
  • ❝ When the snows fall and the white winds blow, the lone wolf dies but the pack survives. ❞ 
  • ❝ And I have a tender spot in my heart for cripples and bastards and broken things. ❞ 
  • ❝ If I look back I am lost. ❞ 
  • ❝ Once you’ve accepted your flaws, no one can use them against you. ❞ 
  • ❝ Nothing burns like the cold. ❞ 
  • ❝ Laughter is poison to fear. ❞ 
  • ❝ Every flight begins with a fall. ❞ 
  • ❝ What do we say to the Lord of Death? ❞ 
  • ❝ Not today. ❞ 
  • ❝ Oh, my sweet summer child. ❞ 
  • ❝ Different roads sometimes lead to the same castle. ❞ 
  • ❝ Just so. ❞ 
  • ❝ Life is not a song, sweetling. ❞ 
  • ❝ Give me honourable enemies rather than ambitious ones, and I’ll sleep more easily by night. ❞ 
  • ❝ The things I do for love. ❞ 
  • ❝ Summer will end soon enough, and childhood as well. ❞ 
  • ❝ A bruise is a lesson… and each lesson makes us better. ❞ 
  • ❝ The man who fears losing has already lost. ❞ 
  • ❝ There is no creature on earth half so terrifying as a truly just man. ❞ 
  • ❝ I swear to you, sitting a throne is a thousand times harder than winning one. ❞ 
  • ❝ A lord must learn that sometimes words can accomplish what swords cannot. ❞ 
  • ❝ A ruler who hides behind paid executioners soon forgets what death is. ❞ 
  • ❝ If a man paints a target on his chest, he should expect that sooner or later someone will loose an arrow on him. ❞ 
  • ❝ I take no joy in mead nor meat, and song and laughter have become suspicious strangers to me. ❞ 
  • ❝ There is an empty place within me where my heart was once. ❞ 
  • ❝ You can’t hammer tin into iron, no matter how hard you beat it, but that doesn’t mean it’s useless. ❞ 
  • ❝ The heart lies and the head plays tricks with us, but the eyes see true. ❞ 
  • ❝ Why is it always the innocents who suffer most, when you high lords play your game of thrones? ❞

The things we do for love like this are ugly, mad, full of sweat and regret. This love burns you and maims you and twists you inside out. It is a monstrous love and it makes monsters of us all.

Aight so my method of studying is goin through a year of two of my exam papers and seeing how well I can answer them, and tomorrow is my history mock as I said earlier. I’ve got ma notes copy and my hardback, but no exam papers… Fuuuuck

Originally posted by seieiryu

An average chapter in Book II: The Saga of Thranduil. There are a few over 30 pages and some as shot as six. This is the word count for Chapter XXVI: The Fall of Dol Guldur (old book III as Chapter V). It’s not done yet so it will be longer than 17 pages. If I let the Extended version go that far, it will be even longer. This is going to be a doorstop. 😂🤣 God I need a nap..I have no endnotes or footnotes, by the way. It is pure, really rough draft of two versions which is about 770 pages–just for Thranduil alone. Well, if it goes in a bookstore, Lee might just read it because it’s long. If he’s really into wasting a month, he should wait for the entire book. At this point it will be well over 1100 pages–at the very least…Tee hee. Damn. Added two elves and preparing for the first female dwarf in Middle-Earth History to utter a word. She’s dwarf #11 and the first female. The first female human was Súlelenth, wife of Êlenuil and mother of Nenduîl and Tárimë followed by Aurëwyn, wife of Bard II. She also happens to be related to Haldúir, husband of Arímë, the formally half-elven cousin of Thranduil’s wife Êlúriel and Nimlos and Nenloth. Yeah, I was asked to submit an index at Tuesday’s meeting. I think at this point, I need complete the one I have. 7 pages of elves. This is nuts. Why I didn’t call this “The Secret Lives of Elves”, I don’t know.😂🤣

Originally posted by bellevox