The first thing you find out when yer dog learns to talk is that dogs don’t got nothing much to say.
“Need a poo, Todd.”
“Poo. Poo, Todd.”
“I said shut it.”
— Patrick Ness, The Knife of Never Letting Go (via intheworldofbooks)
But a knife ain’t just a thing, is it? It’s a choice, it’s something you do. A knife says yes or no, cut or not, die or don’t. A knife takes a decision out of your hand and puts it in the world and it never goes back again.
— (via rosieapple-la)
Usually when a man calls a woman a bitch,” a voice calls over from a cart pulling up near us at the edge of camp,”its because she’s doing something right.
— Patrick Ness (via weasleytastic)
In this world of numbness and information overload, the ability to feel, my boy, is a rare gift indeed.
— Patrick Ness, The Ask and the Answer (via violaeaverdeen)