[Not everything which makes us feel better is good for us.] Not everything...– Alain De Botton, from The Consolations of Philosophy I recently read his book “On Love”, it’s really great, a combination of literature and philosophy. Great writing. Warning: it’s very loose, not like a traditional novel with plot and character development.
[When the time comes, you will ask me who on earth I am. Shall I say a man or a...– Katharine Towers, from “The Floating Man” (via the-final-sentence)
let’s track green dots on trees our own operation of marking up boundaries...– Megan Kaminski, from “Untitled” (via proustitute)
I knew that he had assassinated the sea, for his hands were stained blue.– Rafael Pérez Estrada, from “Chronicle of the Rain,” trans. Steven J. Stewart (via proustitute)
The parts of me that are on fire can’t put the parts of you that are on fire...– Allison Titus, from “Modern Romance” (via the-final-sentence)
When I'm talking to a cute guy and then he...
whatshouldwecallme: I’m just like, all. the. time.
Why is even pleasure a kind of chore?– Patrizia Valduga, from One Hundred Quatrains, trans. Geoffrey Brock (via proustitute)
When people in law school start freaking out about...
whatshouldwecallme: And I’m just like, i wish i can be like this.
Love, if this is how you choose to leave me, let me let you.– Cyril Wong, from “Boats” (via words-in-lines)
I am a warrior, so that my son can be a farmer, so that his son can be a poet.– John Adams
John Keating: Boys, you must strive to find your own voice. Because the longer...– I feel like this is especially important in law school, where people tell you what you should think all the time.
I want to see the thirst inside the syllables I want to touch the fire in the...– sometimes Neruda is a little too much
Whenever I get my hair done
whatshouldwecallme: No matter how terrible I look otherwise, had a haircut/blowdry yesterday, will not wash out till disgusting.
another TED talk about the power of introverts. Yes! America has a bias towards extroversion. I’m glad we are “on the brink of change”, as she puts it.
“The moral arc of the universe is long, but it bends towards justice.” Wow I cannot get through this without crying. What a great speaker.
theycallmek2y: Can we find a good use for this please?!
Time will say nothing but I told you so, Time only knows the price we have to...– “If I could tell you” by W. H. Auden (via growing-orbits)
When someone says: "what's so bad about law...
[There is only one question: how to love this world. I think of her rising...– Mary Oliver, from “Spring” (via the-final-sentence)