It can’t last forever. Others have thought such things, in bad times before this, and they were always right, they did get out one way or another, and it didn’t last forever. Although for them it may have lasted all the forever they had.
- Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale (via thenightsarewarm)
Wonderful things happen when your brain is empty.
Original minds are not distinguished by being the first to see something new but rather by to see the old, the familiar that is overlooked, as something new.
- Friedrich Nietzsche (via wryer)
Why did they train Luke up and not Princess Leia who was cooler, and had more to fight for, and was less screwed up? Patriarchy!
- John Green in his newest Crash Course video (via kinuimani)
A lamb and a cat playing draughts, watched over by a bantam, at Langford, Somerset, 1933 (via)
nothing new in the world
Don’t be nervous. Work calmly, joyously, recklessly on whatever is at hand.
- Henry Miller (via pureblyss)
Henry Miller clearly never studied for the bar.