We are like sculptors, constantly carving out of others the image we long for,...– Anaïs Nin (via misanthropicknave:fuckyeahanaisnin)
The traveler sees what he sees. The tourist sees what he has come to see.– G.K. Chesterton (via fictitious-tales:fuckyeahglobetrotters:tanyasnaps)
In my time online I’ve been called ‘fag’ approximately 104,165 times … And...– David Wong, editor of cracked.com (via lostcosmonaut)
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a...– Leo Buscaglia (via montejon:kari-shma:muliebrity)
I’ve always being fascinated with the ephemera of 70’s – 80’s...– Bradford Cox
Many a night that summer she left Dr. Archie’s office with a desire to run and...– Willa Cather, The Song of the Lark (via rubyglass:themagiclantern)
England, if you read any 19th-century literature, seems to be an island that is...– Infidelity | This American Life | NPR
tanyasnaps: Alba told me her revised criteria for a husband. (1) handsome. (2) excellent cook. (3) wants to travel all over the world. (4) can tame wild animals. — “What?” I asked. “Yeah, mommy. Like killer whales.” She might be onto something. i like her criteria
"My life has been guided by women, but because of...
- Gil Scott-Heron
Art is strangely undiscussed. Which I think is my greatest complaint. Simply...– Art Talk: Art is strangely undiscussed (via theonlymagicleftisart:womanonfire)
Even the stupidest possible creative act is still a creative act. And I’d still...– Clay Shirky on the plight of newspapers and the Internet. (c/o The Guardian) (via encosion)
elvis-shrugged: immediateandforever: letsgobananas: loveyourchaos:-lipsticklullabies:(via yunzi, fuckyeahalbuquerque) Click on the squares in whatever patterns you please. Turn your speakers on. oh my gosh, this is awesome.
On Distraction →
matttrent: The obsession with current events is relentless. We are made to feel that at any point, somewhere on the globe, something may occur to sweep away old certainties — something that, if we failed to learn about it instantaneously, could leave us wholly unable to comprehend ourselves or our fellows. We are continuously challenged to discover new works of culture — and, in the process, we...
Whoever has learned to be anxious in the right way has learned the ultimate.– Søren Kierkegaard, The Concept of Anxiety. (via fuckyeahexistentialism:migue-e)