Your first 10,000 photographs are your worst.– Henri Cartier-Bresson (via jesuisperdu)
We feel free because we lack the very language to articulate our unfreedom.– Slavoj Žižek (via ratak-monodosico)
Fortune and love favor the brave.– Ovid (via spraycharles) i am banking on this. (via velveteenrabbit)
Everybody’s youth is a dream, a form of chemical madness.– F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Diamond as Big as the Ritz (via liquidnight)
As we grew older our minds became gradually disillusioned by negative external...– 60 Ways To Make Life Simple Again
All growth is a leap in the dark, a spontaneous unpremeditated act without the...– Henry Miller (American novelist and painter, 1891-1980)
I used to think I was the strangest person in the world, but then I thought,...– Frida Kahlo (via spraycharles) i hope to everything good and right in the world that this is an actual quote. but you know. the internet. (via velveteenrabbit)
Life shrinks and expands in proportion to one’s courage.– Anaïs Nin
"Bach's first French suite. Do you know it?"
accidentalcharm: After some clicking and static, it began, stately and sad. ”I think so,” I said, not sure at all. My friends had already begun to lie, to bluff a sophistication they felt that at the end of the ten-second bluff they would authentically possess. But I was not only less inclined this way but less skilled. ”Maybe not, though,” I added. Then, “Wait, it’s ringing a bell.” Oh,...
I use the Internet intensely. I didn’t foresee that my whole little life was...– Miranda July, on the characters in her new film, The Future (via thesalinasvalley)
Japanese Scientists Create Touchable Holograms //... →
The Björk Chop →
elvis-shrugged: “I work in a restaurant here in Seattle called The Fisherman’s. No big deal when Bjork shows up Friday with her cute little mini-Bjork daughter and asked for ‘pork on a stick.’ I could dig that, like a corndog with no corn part. No, a pork chop on a stick. WTF? We grilled said pork chop (a sweet 12oz porterhouse), cut it into pieces, and presented it skewered by those colored...
I think something interesting happens to language when you break it up so that...– Brian Eno on spoken word (I kept thinking about blackout poems…)
I learned compassion from being discriminated against. Everything bad that’s...– Ellen Degeneres (via cassket)
You go someplace to be there. You take a vacation. You want to go investigate a...– Joel Meyerowitz, in response of “Why do you choose to photograph a particular place?” http://www.joelmeyerowitz.com/photography/interview_02.html (via lecollecteur)
The striking thing about all consumer products — and none more so than...– Jonathon Franzen The simple fact of the matter is that trying to be perfectly likable is incompatible with loving relationships. Sooner or later, for example, you’re going to find yourself in a hideous, screaming fight, and you’ll hear coming out of your mouth things that you yourself don’t...
One reason fashion blogging flourishes is because it’s a generally...– Alice Marwick (via @terrisenft)