the vertebrate

Soft on the surface. Tough in the middle.

Spoken by St. Francis to the red-hot brand (that was to be used for a medical procedure aimed at correcting his eye problems): “Brother Fire, God made you beautiful and strong and useful; I pray you be courteous with me.

(Source: semper-spes-est)

give your daughters difficult names. give your daughters names that command the full use of tongue. my name makes you want to tell me the truth. my name doesn’t allow me to trust anyone that cannot pronounce it right.

—Warsan Shire (via h-o-r-n-g-r-y)

(Source: pyrrhics, via h-o-r-n-g-r-y)

Do all the good you can. By all the means you can. In all the ways you can. In all the places you can. At all the times you can. To all the people you can. As long as ever you can.

—John Wesley (via h-o-r-n-g-r-y)

(Source: chrysanthemumum, via h-o-r-n-g-r-y)

I’m always soft for you, that’s the problem. You could come knocking on my door five years from now and I would open my arms wider and say ‘come here, it’s been too long, it felt like home with you.’

—Azra.T “My Heart is Full of Open Windows”. (via h-o-r-n-g-r-y)

(Source: 5000letters, via h-o-r-n-g-r-y)

1924us:

Pretty lasses kill ya fastest. - illustration & quote by 1924

1924us:

Pretty lasses kill ya fastest. - illustration & quote by 1924