It always fascinated me how people go from loving you madly to nothing at all,...– 2 Days in Paris (via thejoydivision)
What Type of Feminist Am I?
Your result for The Feminism Test … Gender-Liberal You scored 67% Gender-Abolitionist, 60% Sexually Liberal, and 20 % Socialist You are the Gender-Liberal. This means that you share qualities with both Liberal Feminists and Gender Abolitionists. Like the Liberal Feminist, you feel political change needs to be done on a small-scale level through legislative change, not necessarily...
Remember that one is sometimes convinced of the correctness of a view by its...– Ludwig Wittgenstein, On Certainty, 92 via (via pyrrhosrepublic)
if it doesn’t come bursting out of you in spite of everything, don’t do it. unless it comes unasked out of your heart and your mind and your mouth and your gut, don’t do it. if you have to sit for hours staring at your computer screen or hunched over your typewriter searching for words, don’t do it. if you’re doing it for money or fame, don’t do...
Reading is not simply an intellectual pursuit but an emotional and spiritual...– Anna Quindlen, Reading Has a Strong Future, in Newsweek. (via thebronzemedal)
There are people who read too much: the bibliobibuli. I know some who are...– Minority Report: H.L. Mencken’s Notebooks (1956) (via 52books)
In love, nothing exists between heart and heart. Speech is born out of longing,...– Rabia Al Basri
For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake....– Robert Louis Stevenson, Travels with a Donkey (via etralos) (via fuckyeahthebeatgeneration)
Everything is the same, the fog says ‘We are fog and we fly by dissolving like...– Jack Kerouac (via fuckyeahthebeatgeneration)
I don’t see why this person has to be mentally ill just because she had a life...– Claire Fisher (Six Feet Under) (via bertiedav)
Salt, Lucielle Clifton (for 5/14)
poetry365: he is salt to her, a strange sweet a peculiar money precious and valuable only to her tribe, and she is salt to him, something that rubs raw that leaves a tearful taste but what he will strain the ocean for and what he needs.
The fundamental cause of trouble in the world today is that the stupid are...– Bertrand Russell (via ageofreason)