Sometimes we have thoughts that even we don’t understand. Thoughts that aren’t...– Jay Asher (via creatingaquietmind)
Perfectionism is an excuse to not get things done.– Lindsey Reed
The failure of academic feminists to recognize difference as a crucial strength...– Audre Lorde (via julinkah)
Originality depends on new and striking combinations of ideas. It is obvious...– An Anatomy of Inspiration, 1942 (via explore-blog)
Trying times are not the times to stop trying.– Ray Owen
I’d like to share with you my Top Two Rules of Success for a Young Writer:...– Ugur Akinci (via writingquotes)
Authentic leaders don’t find fault… They find common ground.– Mark Oakes
If rhyme is a crime, my mic is my co-defendant.– Cormega, “Focused Up,” from Large Professor’s Professor @ Large, 2012 (via rapquote)
The person who has lived the most is not the one with the most years but the one...– Rousseau
A dramatic Shakespearean response to every...
When something bad happens: True is it that we have seen better days.
When something REALLY bad happens: O woe! O woeful, woeful, woeful day! Most lamentable day. Most woeful day That ever, ever I did yet behold! O day, O day, O day! O hateful day! Never was seen so black a day as this.O woeful day! O woeful day!
When people say that something is wrong because the Bible says so: The Devil can cite scripture for his purpose.
When my girlfriend abandons me for food: FRAILTY, THY NAME IS WOMAN!
When someone doesn't thank me for holding the door open for them: BLOW, BLOW, BLOW, THOU WINTER WIND! THOU ART NOT SO UNKIND AS MAN'S INGRATITUDE!
When I burn something while cooking: MY CAKE IS DOUGH!
When human stupidity frustrates me: LORD, WHAT FOOLS THESE MORTALS BE!
When someone says I'm going to hell for my sins: NYMPH, IN THY ORISONS BE ALL MY SINS REMEMBER'D.
When I'm broke: My pride fell with my fortunes
When someone turns the light on after a period of darkness and blinding light ensues: OH, SHE DOTH TEACH THE TORCHES TO BURN BRIGHT!
When someone disagrees with me: THERE ARE MORE THINGS IN HEAVEN AND EARTH, HORATIO, THEN ARE DREAMT OF IN YOUR PHILOSOPHY.
When I argue with my girlfriend: The course of true love never did run smooth.
When I'm embarrassed: MUST I HOLD A CANDLE TO MY SHAMES?!
Someone says "Good Night": Good Night, Good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow.
Stare. It is the way to educate your eye, and more. Stare, pry, listen,...– Walker Evans (via jesuisperdu)
Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries.– James Michener
11 Antiquated “P” Words From the American Slang... →
1. Pad the hoof: “To tramp about. Orig. hobo use.” 2. Pang-wangle: “To live or go along cheerfully in spite of minor misfortunes.” 3. Paper-belly: “A person unable to drink liquor straight, or one who grimaces after drinking.” 4. Peter Funk: “An auctioneer’s accomplice who poses as a buyer in…