huliwuxian: “I suggest, if possible, that you stay in one city for an extended amount of time, instead of visiting as many cities as possible on a grand tour. Getting to know a city, to witness the area from the inside is far more rewarding and memorable than skimming the top of a continent. A similar, though inappropriate, metaphor is that it is better to be inside a woman than to brush up...
Time changes everything. That’s what people say. It’s not true. Doing things...– House (via quotewhore) (via blurthelines) re-requote. This is one of my favorites.
“Religions are different roads converging to the same point. What does it matter that we take different road, so long as we reach the same goal. Wherein is the cause for quarrelling?” — Ghandi (via shanexcore) hello-therelove
huliwuxian: “It would be better, think they, if Heaven were above and Hell below - anywhere outside, but not within. But that comfort has been knocked from under us. There are no places to go to, either for reward or punishment. The place is always here and now, in your own person and according to your own fancy … You are the author, director and actor all in one: the drama is always going to be...
sine-qua-non: “If you want your life to be a magnificent story, then begin by realizing that you are the author and everyday you have the opportunity to write a new page”” — Mark Houlahan (via randominternet) (via myserendipities) (via sou1phisticated)
huliwuxian: U2 - Running to Stand Still ...
NY Times: Scientists Worry Machines May Outsmart... →
inothernews: A robot that can open doors and find electrical outlets to recharge itself. Computer viruses that no one can stop. Predator drones, which, though still controlled remotely by humans, come close to a machine that can kill autonomously. Impressed and alarmed by advances in artificial intelligence, a group of computer scientists is debating whether there should be limits on...
“Harry Potter is all about confronting fears, finding inner strength and doing what is right in the face of adversity… Twilight is about how important it is to have a boyfriend.” — Andrew Futral via tikayiyay (via allisonweiss)(via aodouls) (via trapeze) :D
The modern day come on:? “we should go out and get drinks so I have stuff to tweet abt.”
The Rescues - My Heart With You on T61 and...
Someone who gives me reason to believe in happy endings. :alwaysmemberneverforget: achoiceinthematter
5562.) i want somebody to be madly in love with me, every inch of me. tikayiyay: mahal-kita:(via blogsecret)
spaceships: notemily: “Forty-two male-female pairs, matched for ability, played two chess games via the Internet. When players were unaware of the sex of opponent (control condition), females played approximately as well as males. When the gender stereotype was activated (experimental condition), women showed a drastic performance drop, but only when they were aware that they were playing...
Monkeys Recognize Poor Grammar →
thegrammarnazi: kaytee: Now there is truly no excuse.
Yo momma so fat, her patronus is a cake.– The ‘Dus (via emmyjean)
Basic 21st century etiquette
I like sharing. I like openness and casual atmospheres of easygoing goodnaturedness and smiles and happiness. But don’t hold my hand unless we have an established relationship (e.g. you Love me. or you’re under the age of 8); don’t open and read my notebooks and journals without my permission (and close supervision, mind you); and don’t ever use my computer or gawk at my...
Thou shouldst not have been old till thou hadst been wise.– Shakespeare [King Lear]
alwaysmemberneverforget: The Weepies | The World...
At one point, he started singing at his desk, not because he was happy, but...– Neil Gaiman, Anansi Boys (via stirringofbirds)
If you are depressed, you are living in the past. If you are anxious, you are...– -Lao Tzu I’ve never wanted Peace so badly! (via alwaysmemberneverforget)
there I was upon a path when branches fell to block my way I stood and stared upon my fate and there remain until this day
Sometimes the notes are ferocious, skirmishes against the author raging along the borders of every page in tiny black script. If I could just get my hands on you, Kierkegaard, or Conor Cruise O’Brien, they seem to say, I would bolt the door and beat some logic into your head. Other comments are more offhand, dismissive – “Nonsense.” “Please!” “HA!!” – that kind of thing. I remember...
you can grow flowers from where dirt used to be– Kate Nash