“You’re growing up. And rain sort of remains on the branches of a tree that will someday rule the Earth. And it’s good that there is rain. It clears the month of your sorry rainbow expressions, and it clears the streets of the silent armies… so we can dance”
– Jim Carroll - The Basketball Diaries
“To the question whether I am a pessimist or an optimist, I answer that my knowledge is pessimistic, but my willing and hoping are optimistic.”
– Albert Schweitzer
“Reverence for Life says that the only thing we are really sure of is that we live and want to go on living. This is something that we share with everything else that lives, from elephants to blades of grass—and, of course, every human being. So we are brothers and sisters to all living things, and owe to all of them the same care and respect, that we wish for ourselves.”
– Albert Schweitzer
I would like to make a pun about Philosophy, but I Kant.
I’m very aristartled by this
This is a rather Nietzsche joke, which is bound to Russell some feathers. If people dislike it I offer no Platotudes, but will Kierkegaard the sanctity of the pun. And the fans of the pun should never be torn aBarthes. Descartes this if you will, but it will be to your peril. Philosopher puns have the pun game on Locke.
“But I miss you to the point of anguish. I’d like to see you and have you to myself — just to myself — for a long, long while.”
– Simone de Beauvoir, from Letters To Sartre (via mrsclarkkent)
I swear the fuckin producers of the simpsons knew shit was an issue before anyone opened their eyes.
“You don’t know where to place a desire — everything’s impossible.”
– Simone de Beauvoir, from Letters To Sartre (via violentwavesofemotion)
“Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.”
– Marcel Proust (via wordsnquotes)
King Krule “Baby Blue”
my sandpaper sigh engraves a line
into the rust of your tongue
girl i could’ve been someone to you
would have painted the skies blue
“Why do I think of you so incessantly, see you so clearly the moment I’m in the least discomfort?”
– Virginia Woolf, from a letter to Vita Sackville-West (via violentwavesofemotion)
“And if you’re ever feeling lonely just look at the moon.
Someone, somewhere, is looking right at it too.”
– Night Vale (via koreyan)
nobody says it but we all know what this is about
This picture is weirdly genius