- Lechicaneuronline: Do you think Snape is a hero?
- J.K. Rowling: Yes, I do; though a very flawed hero. An anti-hero, perhaps. He is not a particularly likeable man in many ways. He remains rather cruel, a bully, riddled with bitterness and insecurity — and yet he loved, and showed loyalty to that love and, ultimately, laid down his life because of it. That’s pretty heroic!
“The best moments in reading are when you come across something - a thought, a feeling, a way of looking at things - which you had thought special and particular to you. And now, here it is, set down by someone else, a person you have never met, someone even who is long dead. And it is as if a hand has come out, and taken yours.” —Alan Bennett, The History Boys (via thedrollhouse) (via thosefourrightchords) (via palahniukandchocolate)
“I actually think going to university will make me a better actress. The experience of living like that, working to deadlines, living with other students. It’s all the things I want. There are actresses who don’t know about things like doing their own laundry and getting a bus. I’m not going to be like that.” —Emma Watson (via fuckyeahemmawatson)
- Ted: Well, don't worry. God still loves you, no matter what.
- Brian: Yeah, like I give a shit what God thinks about me. He'd better be worried what I think about him.
- Michael: How do you figure that?
- Brian: Well, in all this cold, dead universe we're the only ones that know he exists. Without us, he's nothing.