The Goddess Athena sculpture at the Getty Center, Los Angeles, USA.
In Greek mythology, Athena is the shrewd companion of heroes and the goddess of heroic endeavour. She is the virgin patron of Athens, which built the Parthenon to worship her.

"The recruits of 1914 have the look of ghosts. They are queuing up to be slaughtered: they are already dead." - Geoff Dyer, The Missing of the Somme
[Image: Austrian soldier at the wooden trenches during WWI, Eastern Europe, 1915, via deathandmysticism]
Love is irrational, I reminded myself. The more you loved someone, the less sense anything made. Stephenie Meyer, New Moon (via kushandwizdom)

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I myself am made entirely of flaws, stitched together with good intentions. Augusten Burroughs, Magical Thinking: True Stories (via miss-jitterbug)

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