"Frollo saw Esmeralda as a demon. Quasimodo saw Esmeralda as an Angel. Phoebus saw her as Esmeralda. That is why Esmeralda fell in love with Phoebus."
- Hannah B, on Quasimodo ‘not getting the girl’ in Disney’s Hunchback of Notre Dame (via merina2)
"There is not a particle of life which does not bear poetry within it."
-Gustave Flaubert (via itsquoted)
"Time will explain it all. He is a talker, and needs no questioning before he speaks."
-Euripides (via itsquoted)
"It is a paradoxical but profoundly true and important principle of life that the most likely way to reach a goal is to be aiming not at that goal itself but at some more ambitious goal beyond it."
-Arnold Toynbee (via itsquoted)