It takes courage to push yourself to places that you have never been before… to...– Anais Nin (via thresca)
Gloria Allred is a crazy publicity grubbing loon. She just said that the ILLEGAL IMMAGRANT suing Meg Whitman for firing her is “The Rosa Parks of immigration.” Oh hells now!!! A woman working ILLEGALLY in this country for 9 years can’t be compared to a woman fighting for civil rights. NO!!!
At the time, my life just seemed too complete, and maybe we have to break...– Chuck Palahniuk (via kari-shma) (via quote-book)
hobbledehoy \HOB-uhl-dee-hoy, noun: An awkward, gawky young fellow. For early on, girls become aware — as much from their fathers’ anguished bellows of “You’re not going out dressed like that, Miss” as from the buffoonish reactions of the spotty hobbledehoys at the end-of-term disco — of the power of clothes to seduce. — Jane Shilling,...
I can be changed by what happens to me, but I refuse to be reduced by it.– Maya Angelou (via kari-shma)
There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind.– C.S. Lewis (via yearslater) (via quote-book)
frabjous \FRAB-juhs, adjective: Wonderful, elegant, superb, or delicious. He bombarded her with imported candy and American beauties, and cluttered up the spring with a series of whist parties, which butted into the social calendar something frabjous. — George Fitch, At good old Siwash If there’s a more frabjous pairing of writer and director than Lewis Carroll and Tim Burton, I...
diaphanous \dy-AF-uh-nuhs, adjective: 1. Of such fine texture as to allow light to pass through; translucent or transparent. 2. Vague; insubstantial. The curtains are thin, a diaphanous membrane that can’t quite contain the light outside. — Eric Liu, The Accidental Asian She needed more than diaphanous hope, more than I could give her. — Tej Rae, “One Hand...
I can’t choose how i feel. But i can choose what I do about it.– Andy Rooney (via kari-shma)
Don’t let what you can’t do interfere with what you can do.– Paulo Coelho (via thresca)
Brobdingnagian \brob-ding-NAG-ee-uhn, adjective: Of extraordinary size; gigantic; enormous. The venture capital business has a size problem. A monstrous, staggering, stupefying one. Brobdingnagian even. — Russ Mitchell, “Too Much Ventured Nothing Gained”, Fortune, November 11, 2002 Any savvy dealer … will try to talk you up to one of the latest behemoths, which have...
achoiceinthematter: Someone who makes it seem like it’s a movie.
Professor Brian Cox interviews Stephen Hawking →
fuckyeahspace: In which Brian Cox is adorable, Stephen Hawking is hilarious and profound and we get a brief glimpse into the minds of these great men. See also: David Attenborough talks to Richard Dawkins.
Elephants have been known to die of broken hearts...
longlivethequeen: apfelstrudel: trouveres:mirandaleigh: thinkperfect:fightthefood: ictasempra: swallowingoxygen: 2257miles: ispeakmusic: happyatten: fuckyeahhlove: theheartplace: (via ilybonnie, -whispersthatbecamescreams, lovegabbeh, noregretsjess, xspacebound, beautifulwreckkxo, nicolewasnthere, tamburina) That is what memories do to you.
burlesque \ber-LESK, adjective: 1. Involving ludicrous or mocking treatment of a solemn subject. noun: 1. Any ludicrous parody or grotesque caricature. 2. A humorous and provocative stage show featuring slapstick humor, striptease acts, and a scantily clad female chorus. Fast moving, wry and politely burlesque, The Finkler Question poses many questions. — Eileen Battersby, “Fast...
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The word "lethologica" describes the state of not...
Be as you wish to seem.– Socrates (via girlwithoutwings)
ambrosial \am-BROH-zhuhl, adjective: 1. Exceptionally pleasing to taste or smell; especially delicious or fragrant. 2. Worthy of the gods; divine. But if something is slightly bruised, speckled or dinged on the outside, we don’t usually take the time to wonder if it might be ambrosial within. — Monica Eng, “Farmers markets bring on the ugly fruit and we love it,”...
If you want to be happy, be.– Leo Tolstoy (via quote-book)