Thursday, July 10, 2014
Novels are fictions and therefore they tell lies, but through those lies every novelist attempts to tell the truth about the world. Paul Auster (via theparisreview)
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
torbooks:

"Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body." —Joseph Addison

torbooks:

"Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body." —Joseph Addison

Saturday, June 21, 2014
one cannot conceive anything so strange that it has not already been said by one philosopher or another Rene Descartes
Sunday, April 27, 2014 Saturday, April 19, 2014

It is difficult to be sat on all day, every day, by some other creature, without forming an opinion on them.

On the other hand, it is perfectly possible to sit all day, every day, on top of another creature and not have the slightest thought about them whatsoever.

Douglas Adams

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Friday, April 11, 2014
You are personally responsible for becoming more ethical than the society you grew up in. Eliezer Yudkowsky  (via auberginesheets)

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Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Stop comparing where you’re at with where everyone else is. It doesn’t move you farther ahead, improve your situation, or help you find peace. It just feeds your shame, fuels your feelings of inadequacy, and ultimately, it keeps you stuck. The reality is that there is no one correct path in life. Everyone has their own unique journey. Daniell Koepke (via onlinecounsellingcollege)
Monday, April 7, 2014
Perhaps these Frankensteins no longer have the power to stop the feminine monster they have created Betty Friedan, The Feminine Mystique
Saturday, February 1, 2014
Sometimes I want to ask God why He allows poverty, famine, and injustice when He could do something about it, but I’m afraid He might just ask me the same question. – `Abdu’l-Bahá  (via scumprince)

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If you happen on a broken heart, stand nearby, whisper, “I’m here,” and never, ever, tell it you know how it feels. Life’s That Way -Jim Beaver (via speightdaysaweek)