War must be, while we defend our lives against a destroyer who would devour all; but I do not love the bright sword for its sharpness, nor the arrow for its swiftness, nor the warrior for his glory. I love only that which they defend.

War must be, while we defend our lives against a destroyer who would devour all; but I do not love the bright sword for its sharpness, nor the arrow for its swiftness, nor the warrior for his glory. I love only that which they defend.

(via brambleberrycottage)

villesdeurope:

Arild, Sweden

villesdeurope:

Arild, Sweden

(via indifferentomens)

relaxmammal:

Cover for the fairytale Vasilisa the Beautiful for my book cover class!

relaxmammal:

Cover for the fairytale Vasilisa the Beautiful for my book cover class!

(via rosesmusings)

wistfullycountry:

Wonderland by Riccardo Colelli on We Heart It.

wistfullycountry:

Wonderland by Riccardo Colelli on We Heart It.

(via cecilia37)

We Freeds can’t be anything but enduring good," declared Mommy, "keeping company with a tree so noble tall it carries the stars.

Ladycake Farm, Mabel Leigh Hunt

I read it today! I can see why it’s such a favorite of Mel’s. The characters are endearing and the language beautiful.

(via idratherdreamofjune)

idratherdreamofjune:

      The Princess. You have to take care of her. You hear me?

I think they were my first real ship.

I can’t imagine a man really enjoying a book and reading it only once. — C.S. Lewis (via observando)

(via starlight-in-your-eyes)