"Such a waste of talent. He chose money over power. In this town, a mistake nearly everyone makes. Money is the Mc-mansion in Sarasota that starts falling apart after 10 years. Power is the old stone building that stands for centuries. I cannot respect someone who doesn’t see the difference."tv meme; 1/5 shows: house of cards
William Butler Yeats, “A General Introduction for My Work”
Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (via 5000letters)
N.K. Jemisin, The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms (via mirroir)
I had w i n g s once, and they were s t r o n g. They could carry me above the clouds and into the headwinds, and they never faltered. Not even once. But they were stolen from me.
You know, I don’t think I’ve ever heard anybody suggest that toilet paper or paper towels in public bathrooms shouldn’t be free. We’d consider it outrageous if that very basic necessity were to be missing, or provided only for purchase.
really, we’re doing the rest of the world a favor by not bleeding on them
A Koala reflecting on his sins, his triumphs, and the inevitability of death.