In greek mythology, it’s said that humans were originally created with 4 arms, 4 legs, and a head with two faces. Fearing their power, Zeus split them apart and condemned them to spending their whole lives searching for their missing halves.
Back when I was sixteen I thought of him like he was my really cool boyfriend. People would say ‘How can you have a dead poet for a boyfriend?’ But to me it wasn’t so different from liking a boy in your class who might not like you—both situations would be unrequited.
Every man should keep a fair-sized cemetery in which to bury the faults of his friends.
“Have you really read all those books in your room?”
Alaska laughing- “Oh God no. I’ve maybe read a third of ‘em. But I’m going to read them all. I call it my Life’s Library. Every summer since I was little, I’ve gone to garage sales and bought all the books that looked interesting. So I always have something to read.”
John Green - Looking for Alaska