I’m always busy. You know, the more I do, the more ideas I have—that’s the funny...– Karl Lagerfeld
let the obsessive grade checking commence
It seemed unreasonable, unfair, that a woman so young and beautiful should be so...– Haruki Murakami, Dance, Dance, Dance (1994)
Fear not what is not real, never was and never will be. What is real, always was...– Bhagavada Gita
Live to the point of tears.– Albert Camus (via libraryland)
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wwnorton: After suffering a stroke Diane Ackerman’s husband, the writer Paul West, was afflicted with a loss of language, a condition known as aphasia. After unsuccessful attempts to regain his words using traditional speech therapy, Diane created her own program of word games to help Paul. She challenged…
would it be tactless to end my Dostoyevsky paper...
How To Enjoy a Drink by James Bond (Dr. No) Make eyes at desk clerk. Enter room and check tamper traps. Open bottle of vodka. Add ice cubes to glass. Don’t worry, the ice is fine. Sniff opened bottle of vodka. Set it down. Retrieve backup bottle of vodka from drawer, open and enjoy on ice.
Kolik jazyku znas, tolikrat jsi clovekem.
Czech proverb, meaning: you live a new life for every new language you speak. If you know only one language, you live only once.
You think I’m not a goddess? Try me. This is a torch song. Touch me and...– Margaret Atwood, from Helen of Troy Does Countertop Dancing
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: ‘O Lord, make my...– Voltaire
It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or...– Oscar Wilde
The Brothers Karamazov = least favourite...
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I remember watching the hourglass and being amazed at how slowly the grains of...– from Oman Ra by Victor Pelevin
The angel asks: do you feel life? And I reply: life hurts.– Rainer Maria Rilke
It is 80 degrees today. I'm inside writing about...