My Slumbering Heart :: Rilo Kiley
“Maybe it’s biology. It’s like men are this vegetable soup. You can’t put them on a plate or eat them off the counter, so women are the pot. They heat them up, they hold them, they contain them. But who the hell wants to be a pot? Who’s to say we’re not soup?”
If you are bored and disgusted by politics and don’t bother to vote, you are in...– David Foster Wallace, “Up, Simba” (via wordpainting)
Go where you will. Take the long lashes that guard your eyes and sweep a path...– Alice Walker (via psychedelicism)
I dreamed I called you on the telephone to say: Be kinder to yourself but you...– Adrienne Rich, “For the Dead” (via awritersruminations)
I am probably the only human being that presses the “Explain” button on Microsoft Word’s grammar check and views it this smugly. What you got, Word? Thinkin’ you know better than I.
Pictures of unsmiling women were decoded as a sign of unhappiness, while...– The Definitive Book of Body Language (via songofthesongofthebird)
we should get rid of unpaid internships. The children of the new upper class...– GOOD does not pay its interns. It should! (via amandahess) dats true (via beccaglass) preach. fuck unpaid internships (via televisionismygirlfriend) seriously (via freibiergesicht) I had a friend who was accepted to a program where he could spend a semester in DC. But the program requires...
Those who lack the courage will always find a philosophy to justify it.– Albert Camus (via nirvikalpa)
Does anyone know of any writing jobs in Philadelphia? I need to get there. I miss my friends.
Some people feel like they don’t deserve love. They walk away quietly into empty...– Into the Wild, Jon Krakauer (via kstewarts)
I don’t deserve any credit for turning the other cheek as my tongue is always in...– Flannery O’Connor; The Habit of Being: Letters of Flannery O’Connor (via wordpainting)
Interviewer: Give us your best tip for overcoming depression.
Stephen Fry: To regard it as being like the weather. It's not your responsibility that it's raining, but it is real when it rains, and the fact that it's raining does not mean that the rain is never going to stop. The only thing to do is to believe that, one day, it won't be raining and accept it so you can find a mental umbrella to shield yourself from the worst. The sun will eventually come up.
There are silences harder to take back than words.– James Richardson (via thebigwant)
I’m in your city.
Blow off every dude and then cry about it.
You make me feel like a wash-out,” I told her. “I can’t be that bad! There must...– Post Office - Charles Bukowski (via rippedvanwinkle)
In my dream last night you had a new girlfriend...
I want all of my friends to come to this. →
Let me tell you kids something. I’m sixty-five years old and, after seeing The...– Philadelphia Wells Fargo Event Staff Member (via songofthesongofthebird)