dailyfrench: |zhwee’yeh| - July
I don’t know what’s worse: to not know what you are and be happy, or to become...– Flowers for Algernon (via littlemiss) (via brokenmachine)
You can erase someone from your mind. Getting them out of your heart is another...– -Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (via quotewhore)
quidnunc \KWID-nuhngk, noun: One who is curious to know everything that passes; one who knows or pretends to know all that is going on; a gossip; a busybody. What a treasure-trove to these venerable quidnuncs, could they have guessed the secret which Hepzibah and Clifford were carrying along with them! — Nathaniel Hawthorne, The House of the Seven Gables Some wretched intrigue which had...
Nobody dies a virgin, life fucks us all– Kurt Cobain (via kelseysmile) (via mysteriosa) (via quote-book)
When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals,...– Confucius (via kari-shma) (via quote-book)
I’ve been out of town for the past week visiting my dieing grandmother. When I left my tumblarity was at 114, today it is 45. Worth it.
ou sont les toilettes?
dailyfrench: |oo son lay twalette| - where is the bathroom?
First, have a definite, clear practical ideal; a goal, an objective. Second,...– Aristotle (via reluctantbuddha) (via quote-book)
Whoever has really sacrificed anything, knows that he wanted and got something...– Friedrich Nietzsche (via unexcitable) (via quote-book)
ebullient \ih-BUL-yuhnt, adjective: 1. Overflowing with enthusiasm or excitement; high-spirited. 2. Boiling up or over. The glasses he wore for astigmatism gave him a deceptively clerkish appearance, for he had an ebullient, gregarious personality, a hot temper, and an outsized imagination. — Jon Lee Anderson, Che Guevara: A Revolutionary Life He was no longer an ebullient, energetic...
tiresome: Jesus Mary & Chain - Just Like...
nimiety \nih-MY-uh-tee, noun: The state of being too much; excess. What a nimiety of … riches have we here! I am quite undone. — James J. Kilpatrick, “Buckley: The Right Word”, National Review, December 23, 1996 Just as daily life contains all the comforts of what one owns, there is also a natural shedding or forgetting and a natural dulling, otherwise one becomes...
est-ce que vous pouvez parler plus lentement?
dailyfrench: |ess’ke voo poovay parlay ploo lentemen’| - Can you speak more slowly?