Not even twenty pages in and I already love Ransom.
“I don’t really want an adventure. To avoid this, I’m going to climb through someone’s hedges and then stay the night at their house when something suspicious is clearly going on. To hell with suspicion! I need a nap.”
“And I say also this. I do not think the forest would be so bright, nor the water so warm, nor love so sweet, if there were no danger in the lakes.”—Hyoi, Out of the Silent Planet by C.S. Lewis (via bexesyearofbooks)
“Everyone is born creative; everyone is given a box of crayons in kindergarten. Then when you hit puberty they take the crayons away and replace them with dry, uninspiring books on algebra, history, etc. Being suddenly hit years later with the ‘creative bug’ is just a wee voice telling you, ‘I’d like my crayons back, please.’”—Hugh MacLeod, Ignore Everybody: and 39 Other Keys to Creativity (via larmoyante)