There’s a loneliness that only exists in one’s mind. The loneliest moment in...– F. Scott Fitzgerald - The Great Gatsby (via myfriendbinny)
What grades determine:
Your ability to memorize mostly useless things Your ability to regurgitate information in the way others want you to Your ability to understand what adults want from you and give it to them Your tolerance for working on tasks you don’t find useful because others want you to do them or believe them to be helpful/socially acceptable What grades do NOT determine: Your intelligence Your...
Zuko vs. Amon
amon: that firebender took my parents
amon: then they took my face
zuko: my dad burned my face off, too, you know.
amon: I'm sorry to hear that, but--
zuko: NO SHUT UP YOUR FIRE LORD IS NOT DONE TALKING
zuko: MY DAD BURNED MY HALF OF MY FACE OFF AND BANISHED ME FROM MY OWN HOME
zuko: THEN HE TELLS ME TO GO LOOK FOR SOMEONE WHO'S BEEN MISSING FOR A HUNDRED YEARS SO THAT I COULD COME BACK
zuko: AND THEN DAMNIT I DID I FOUND THE GUY AND I EVEN HELPED HIM GET RID OF MY DAD FOR BEING A CLASS A ASSHOLE
zuko: AND I BROUGHT MY HONOR BACK AND RESTORED THE MOTHERFUCKING FIRE NATION BACK TO THE GLORY IT ONCE WAS
zuko: AND WHAT DO YOU DO????
zuko: YOU WHINE AND YOU BITCH BEHIND A MASK. YOU DON'T EVEN KNOW THE FIREBENDER WHO DID THAT TO YOU WHILE I HAD TO GO AGAINST MY OWN FATHER
zuko: NO YOU WHINY LITTLE BRAT YOU SHUT UP RIGHT THIS INSTANT.