asktheangels asked: Pretty much everything you've posted hits me square in the chest and alters my mind a bit more. Thank you.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else’s opinions, their...– Oscar Wilde (via myrthe)
Book collecting is an obsession, an occupation, a disease, an addiction, a...– Jeanette Winterson
A few times in my life I’ve had moments of absolute clarity, when for a few...– A Single Man (via ache)
I take a few steps and stop. I savor the total oblivion into which I have...– Sartre
Sociologists are often concerned that their discipline is seen merely as an...– Edgar Alan Burns (via b42)
Strange and mysterious things, though, aren’t they - earthquakes? We take it...– Haruki Murakami (via redcolobus)
po-tato-chip: Writing fiction is great escapism, but it makes me so sad that I’m real. And I think that won’t make sense to a lot of people. But it reminds me of the attraction to creationism. To be made, to be artfully created, and meticulously placed…It’s beautiful and it’s false and it’s perfect even when it’s imperfect. Who is to say we are not constructs, and false ourselves? This makes...
Your Eyes | Amel Larrieux
You think because he doesn’t love you that you are worthless. You think...– Toni Morrison, Song of Solomon
If you like the way things are, then all cops are good cops. if you don’t like...– Charles Bukowski (via henrycharlesbukowski)
We do not receive wisdom, we must discover it for ourselves, after a journey...– Marcel Proust, In Search of Lost Time, Volume II: Within a Budding Grove (via liquidnight)
The place of otherness is fixed in the West as a subversion of Western...– Homi Bhabha, “Difference, Discrimination, & the Discourse of Colonialism”
We’re in a free fall into future. We don’t know where we’re going. Things are...– Joseph Campbell, Sukhavati
Written in ink, in German, in a small, hopelessly sincere handwriting, were the...– J.D. Salinger, For Esme, With Love and Squalor (via foals-)
darkmindbrightfuture: Róisín Murphy...
To be GOVERNED is to be watched, inspected, spied upon, directed, law-driven,...– Proudhon (via lifeisgoodstatekills)
There is no sound, no articulation that is adequate to what injustice and power...– Said, Edward. “From Silence to Sound and Back Again.” Reflections on Exile. Massachusetts: Harvard UP, 2000. p. 526. (via literaryslices)
How did I get into the world? Why was I not asked about it and why was I not...– Søren Kierkegaard (via human-voices)
Former Rwandan mayor gets life sentence for... →
A United Nations court for Rwanda’s 1994 genocide has sentenced a former mayor to life imprisonment for the mass killings of Tutsis, some of whom were refugees seeking sanctuary in churches to escape violence. The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda on Tuesday found Jean Baptiste Gatete guilty of ordering killings of members of the Tutsi community in Murambi commune where he was mayor,...
Foucault’s work from “Historie de la folie” through “Les Mots et les choses,...– Said, Edward. “From Silence to Sound and Back Again.” Reflections on Exile. Massachusetts: Harvard UP, 2000. p. 522. (via literaryslices)