I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of...– Alexander the Great (via buzzlightyearsu)
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2010-11-28) →
Ana Tijoux (109) Modest Mouse (109) Noah and the Whale (55) Mumford & Sons (39) OneRepublic (35) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2010-11-21) →
Au Revoir Simone (50) Jars of Clay (35) Switchfoot (29) Mute Math (29) Jose Gonzalez (23) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
Sometimes he liked to imagine that each star was a word, and the sky was a piece...– I like that phrase, “a proclamation for just one night.” Heidegger’s Glasses, Thaisa Frank (via the-exchange)
We have only one story. All novels, all poetry, are built on the never-ending...– John Steinbeck, East of Eden (via libraryland) Seems like a good point to me.
shakespeare insults, quotes and acidic quotations →
Entertaining insults in a mellifluous manner.
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.– Oscar Wilde (via tashandlutea)
The Purist, Ogden Nash (for 9/20)
poetry365: I give you now Professor Twist, A conscientious scientist. Trustees exclaimed, “He never bungles!” And sent him off to distant jungles. Camped on a tropic riverside, One day he missed his loving bride. She had, the guide informed him later Been eaten by an alligator. Profesor Twist could not but smile. “You mean,” he said, “a crocodile.”
Read as much as you can. Read everything. Don’t just read one kind of book, read...– Susanna Kaysen (via psychexperimentinglove)
I see it in the people that do the real work, and what’s sad in a way is that...– Celine, Before Sunset (2004) Sometimes I feel like this could apply to me. I know that’s arrogant. I also see it applying to others that I know.
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2010-11-14) →
Sufjan Stevens (71) Joanna Newsom (69) Au Revoir Simone (60) Jose Gonzalez (32) Modest Mouse (27) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
I am an optimist. But I’m an optimist who takes his raincoat.– Harold Wilson (via of-squids-n-kitties)
ARCTURUS IN AUTUMN
When, in the gold October dusk, I saw you near to setting, Arcturus, bringer of spring, Lord of the summer nights, leaving us now in autumn, Having no pity on our withering; Oh, then I knew at last that my own autumn was upon me, I felt it in my blood, Restless as dwindling streams that still remember The music of their flood. There in the thickening dark a wind-bent tree above me Loosed its...
The night is dark, the waters deep, Yet soft the billows roll; Alas! at...– Helen Maria Williams, from “A Song” (via aubade)
There were many things I could do for two or three days and earn enough money to...– William Faulkner (via nathanielstuart) Thank God I am not alone in this. I don’t understand people see their works as the meaning of their lives and the whole purpose of their lives. (via booklover) I’ve never thought this before. But Solomon says that we should work, eat, and obey God....
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2010-11-7) →
Sigur Rós (55) Sons Of Korah (35) Mumford & Sons (31) Jose Gonzalez (28) Joanna Newsom (19) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz