Feb
28
2014

Reblogged from nynebunnies :

"I’m up to my ears in unwritten words."

J.D. Salinger, excerpt from a letter to Jean Miller. (via nynebunnies)

(Source: larmoyante)

Jan
12
2014

Reblogged from norascharles :

thursdaylane:

If you want to spend two hours of your life ugly sobbing, just watch Cinema Paradiso.

More like 3 hours

YOLO, go for the director’s cut

Jan
12
2014

Reblogged from welcometodowntowncoolsville :

"Once upon a time, a king gave a feast. And there came the most beautiful princesses of the realm. Now, a soldier, who was standing guard, saw the king’s daughter go by. She was the most beautiful one, and he immediately fell in love with her. But what could a poor soldier do when it came to the daughter of the king? Well, finally, one day, he managed to meet her, and he told her that he could no longer live without her. The princess was so impressed by his strong feelings that she said to the soldier: “If you can wait 100 days and 100 nights under my balcony, then at the end of it, I shall be yours.” Damn! The soldier immediately went there and waited one day. And two days. And ten. And then twenty. And every evening, the princess looked out of her window, but he never moved. During rain, during wind, during snow, he was always there. The bird shat on his head, and the bees stung him, but he didn’t budge. After ninety nights, he had become all dried up, all white, and the tears streamed from his eyes. He couldn’t hold them back. He no longer had the strength to sleep. All that time, the princess watched him. And on the 99th night, the soldier stood up, took his chair, and went away."

Cinema Paradiso (via welcometodowntowncoolsville)

Jan
5
2014

"War is God’s way of teaching Americans geography."

Ambrose Bierce, author of The Devil’s Dictionary (1842-1913)

Jan
5
2014

Reblogged from nynebunnies :

fornowjustcarryon:

farfromourvices:

A writer for the new york times interviewed a series of people who had survived jumping off the golden gate bridge. Every person she interviewed admitted that about two thirds of the way down, they realized that every seemingly meaningless problem that caused them to jump was fixable.

Every single one.

this gave me chills.

Reblogging this again because it matters.

(Source: waste-it-dreaming)

Dec
11
2013

Reblogged from rhysbershka :

rhysbershka:

Finale at Michael Cinco a representation of Swan Lake and the “dream ” of Russia.

rhysbershka:

Finale at Michael Cinco a representation of Swan Lake and the “dream ” of Russia.

Dec
11
2013

"I swear to god I will lose my mind if I hear the “sex sells” fallacy one more time. Sex does not sell. If sex sold, we would see penises where we see boobs. Naked men would be on everything that naked women are on. Sex isn’t what they’re selling you. They’re selling you an impossible, pornographically fueled misogynistic idea of the perfect woman."

(via menstruate)

FUCKING THANK YOU

(via fozmeadows)

Dec
10
2013
Dec
9
2013

Reblogged from apoplecticskeptic :

"We as women are trained to see ourselves as cheap imitations of fashion photographs, rather than seeing fashion photographs as cheap imitations of women."

Naomi Wolf, The Beauty Myth (via spoookywinchesters)

(Source: cuddleslutwinchester)

Dec
4
2013

Reblogged from nynebunnies :

(Source: tabloid-lover)

Dec
4
2013

Reblogged from apoplecticskeptic :

"The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart you’ll know when you find it."

Steve Jobs  (via thatkindofwoman)

(Source: legalimmigration)

Dec
4
2013

Reblogged from virtuoso-of-deceit :

"When I came out into society I was 15. I already knew that the role I was condemned to, namely to keep quiet and do what I was told, gave me the perfect opportunity to listen and observe. Not to what people told me, which naturally was of no interest, but to whatever it was they were trying to hide. I practiced detachment. I learned how to look cheerful while under the table I stuck a fork into the back of my hand. I became a virtuoso of deceit. It wasn’t pleasure I was after, it was knowledge. I consulted the strictest moralists to learn how to appear, philosophers to find out what to think, and novelists to see what I could get away with, and in the end, I distilled everything to one wonderfully simple principle: win or die."

Marquise de Merteuil, Les Liasons Dangereuses (via virtuoso-of-deceit)

Dec
3
2013

"You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams."

Dr Seuss

Dec
3
2013

"Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe."

Albert Einstein

May
8
2013

Reblogged from nynebunnies :

(Source: seekelsey)

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