Consensus reality is reserved for the lazy.– (via anti-teachings)
middleofthenightdaydreams: There I was unsure of which way to go when I found the breadcrumb trail you had left for me. Then I realized that was exactly my problem because that was the most you were willing to give me. Crumbs. So I turned and went back home.
She did not want to read this book from start to finish, or rather, she thought...– ― Catherynne M. Valente, Palimpsest
[They] agreed that it was neither possible nor necessary to educate people who...– ― Joseph Heller, Catch-22
I was within and without, simultaneously enchanted and repelled by the...– F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby (via therawrevelation)
People do not seem to realize that their opinion of the world is also a...– Ralph Waldo Emerson (via chapped-lips-tongue-kissed)
Just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they aren’t after...– ― Joseph Heller, Catch-22
My schedule for today lists a six-hour self-accusatory depression.– ― Philip K. Dick, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
Cussing doesn’t come from a lack of vocabulary – I know all the other words....– Anis Mojgani (via heartmindawakening)
Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the...– Stephen R. Covey (via loveisntbeauty)
The basic tool for the manipulation of reality is language. Control the words,...– Philip K Dick
Everyone had clearly spent far too long perfecting their appearance. I used to...– ― Charlie Brooker
To touch a person…to sleep with a person…is to become a...– ― Catherynne M. Valente, Palimpsest
Prostitution gives her an opportunity to meet people. It provides fresh air and...– ― Joseph Heller, Catch-22
Man must become comfortable in flowing from one role to another, one set of...
I want to be violated by insight.– ― Aimee Bender, The Girl in the Flammable Skirt
Why are they going to disappear him?’ I don’t know.’ It...– ― Joseph Heller, Catch-22
The fear of death is the beginning of slavery.– ― Robert Anton Wilson, The Golden Apple
Missing a train is only painful if you run after it! Likewise, not matching the...– ― Nassim Nicholas Taleb, The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable
All images are Rorschach tests.– Françoise Mouly, art editor of the New Yorker, on art, specifically the magazine’s covers, at last night’s event at Greenlight Bookstore. (via largeheartedboy)
He could not make them understand that…having a good time bored him and...– ― Joseph Heller, Catch-22
Parties somehow represent the rationing of fun, and that very concept depresses...– ― Charlie Brooker
musicians: stop illegally downloading our music we're broke
kids: but we're broke too
I’d woken up early, and I took a long time getting ready to exist.– Fernando Pessoa, The Book of Disquiet (via pyrexia)
The Company, with divine modesty, avoids all publicity. Its agents, as is...– Jorge Luis Borges; “The Lottery in Babylon” (via victorioushandofgod)
People would rather expand the definition of tadpole than become butterflies....– Rachel Marone (via anti-teachings)
Beneath English trees I meditated on that lost maze: I imagined it inviolate and...– (via rw-a)
They want you to think that the only way to stop...
satans-advocate: sonder →
dictionaryofobscuresorrows: n. the unsettling realization that each random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own—populated with their own ambitions, friends, routines, worries and inherited craziness—an epic story that continues invisibly around you like an anthill…