raghs: “The entire world was like a palace with countless rooms whose doors opened into one another. We were able to pass from one room to the next only by exercising our memories and imaginations, but most of us, in our laziness, rarely exercised these capacities, and forever remained in the same room.” ― Orhan Pamuk
copperbooms: it’s a long way to the shop if ya wanna sausage roll national pride.
I sit before flowers hoping they will train me in the art of opening up– Shane Koyczan (via andcombust)
Alone and a little embarrassed, I decided to get roaringly drunk.– How to deal with social situations 101, by Nick Carraway (via asangelscanfly)
It’s not easy to get rid of unwanted things.– Miljenko Jergovic, from “The Gardener”, in Sarajevo Marlboro, translated by Stela Tomaševic (via the-final-sentence)
I feel such a lonely melancholy, it’s almost beautiful.
No one is going to give you the education you need to overthrow them.– Assata Shakur (via ethiopienne)
I think it’s intoxicating when somebody is so unapologetically who they are.– Don Cheadle (via wolf-cub)
as my step brother would say, the black dog is back. I don’t think I really need to go in to what that means, I think it is obvious.
As a philosopher, the existentialist is supposed to make some sense out of the...– Jacques L. Salvan, The Scandalous Ghost: Sartre’s Existentialism as Related to Vitalism, Humanism, Mysticism, Marxism (via heteroglossia)
bombliate: started from the bottom and i am currently still at the bottom
Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and...– Bruce Lee (via dawnawakened)
Love’s selfish: it demands two people.– 6-Word Story #100 (via writingsforwinter)
Reduce cellulite. Be gone dry skin. Vanish unwanted facial hair. Diminish...– Guerrilla Girls (via deathmutt)
Unsent letters to the editor.
The Australian dream rarely exists within young Australians now, most believe they will never have the means or financial security to own a home. The cost of education is rising once more, reinforcing the age old notion that education is only for the wealthy. Those who manage to get an education then face a jobless future, with the ever growing retirement age ensuring that baby boomers remain...
imnotcaradelevingne: Only the Liberals would think that this country with it’s triple-A credit rating, low unemployment, record low interest rates, low debt, and being the richest it’s ever been is an “emergency.” Boy are they going to “fix” all that. I could say the same thing about the Labor party. They taxin’ errbody out there. hide yo wife. yo kids.
Some people underestimate how erotic it is to be understood.– Mary Rakow (via pornandpoetrytogawkat)
In the 101 top-grossing family films…from 1990 to 2004, of the over 4,000...– Natasha Walter, Living Dolls: The Return of Sexism, pages 69-70, 2010. (via bitemebeautiful) Bringing this back as people have started reblogging this again and EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW THIS. (via bitemebeautiful)
I don’t think you should ever damage other people for your art.– Carey Mulligan (via buildings-on-fire)
He thought her beautiful, believed her impeccably wise; dreamed of her, wrote...– Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf (published May 14, 1925)
So I got bored of Dr Who and stopped watching. Then I caught a couple of eps with the new girl Clara, whom I like. However, I am confused as I didn’t see the earlier ones where she played other people? WHAT IS GOING ON. WHO THINKS THEY KNOW WHAT IS GOING ON??!
I was interested in everything and committed to nothing.– Lin, Shantaram (via 119040825)
If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you...– Roald Dahl (via coyotegold)
People change and forget to tell each other.– Lillian Hellman (via darccyyyy)