To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others....– Thich Nhat Hanh
Tira: Let's get skinny this summer.
Me: Dear god, yes. How do we do that?
Tira: Stop eating.
Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree,...– Albert Einstein
The talkativeness of women has been gauged in comparison not with men but with...– Dale Spender Teachers are often unaware of the gender distribution of talk in their classrooms. They usually consider that they give equal amounts of attention to girls and boys, and it is only when they make a tape recording that they realize that boys are dominating the interactions. Dale...
Perhaps the assembly of broken dreams is preferable to a complete totalitarian...– The Architectural Review’s Folio
We need to free ourselves from the habit of seeing culture as encyclopaedic...– Antonio Gramsci (Working-Class Education and Culture)
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This leads to one of the strongest reasons to denounce urban renewal, which is the range of civic activities destroyed by the removal of communal physical spaces caused by the homogenization of the town when all but the rich are pushed out. -John Locke on Marfa
People empty me. I have to get away to refill.– Charles Bukowski (via youngfolksociety)
I’ll try now to answer your question about the story of Echo and Narcissus. If...– Jacques Derrida, in Derrida (2002)
Paris Review - Portraits and Landscapes, Saul... →
Rijksmuseum Reopens →
The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, the world’s most comprehensive collection of works by Dutch Golden Age masters, is preparing to reopen after being closed for renovations since 2003.
I believe that if, at the end, according to our abilities, we have done...
Unexpected intrusions of beauty. This is what life is.– Saul Bellow, from Herzog (via modernhepburn)
Set wide the window. Let me drink the day.– Edith Wharton, Artemis to Actaeon and Other Verses (via youngfolksociety)
I want in fact more of you. In my mind I am dressing you with light; I am...– Franz Kafka, Letters To Milena (via youngfolksociety)
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