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No Promises.

Scar tissue that I wish you saw.

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Try to learn to let what is unfair teach you.

—David Foster Wallace, Infinite Jest

I feel like people are only really dead once you stop learning about them. This is why it is important to me to keep learning about my mother, and what she wanted, and what her life meant, what she meant by the life she led. Then she will be alive, somehow, and her wish for me will have come true. My vow is to learn more about her. To see her as she saw herself.

—Liz Moore, Heft

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John Muir

We must go, but we promise we’ll be back!

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We’d been apart so long—I’d been dead so long,” she said in English. “I thought surely you’d built a new life, with no room in it for me. I’d hoped that.”
“My life is nothing but room for you.” I said. “It could never be filled by anyone but you.

—Kurt Vonnegut, “Mother Night”  (via duckmigrations)

Man, sometimes I forget how much I love Mother Night.

(via awomaninscience)

You just might not understand it yet. But it’s cool. Family is super cool. Going home to one girl every night is super cool. Just going home and getting on the floor and playing with your child is super cool. Not wearing a red leather jacket, and just looking like a dad and shit, is like super cool. Having someone that I can call Mom again. That shit is super cool.

Kanye West (via nickelcobalt)

(via inspectorblog)

"I cannot see my prospects clearly to-night, sir; and I hardly know what thoughts I have in my head. Everything in life seems unreal."

"Except me: I am substantial enough—touch me."

"You, sir, are the most phantom-like of all: you are a mere dream."

- Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

"I cannot see my prospects clearly to-night, sir; and I hardly know what thoughts I have in my head. Everything in life seems unreal."

"Except me: I am substantial enough—touch me."

"You, sir, are the most phantom-like of all: you are a mere dream."

- Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

“The city was a paradox, though maybe it had always been one. You could have an excellent life here, even as everything disintegrated.”

—Meg Wolitzer, The Interestings

“The city was a paradox, though maybe it had always been one. You could have an excellent life here, even as everything disintegrated.” 
—Meg Wolitzer, The Interestings

All we’ve got are metaphors, and they’re never exactly right. You can never just Say. The. Thing.

—Jennifer Egan, A Visit from the Goon Squad

Hobbits throw the sickest fuckin’ parties.

—Mike Meadors, on The Fellowship Of The Ring

I don’t believe in this “gifted few” concept, just in people doing things they are really interested in doing. They have a way of getting good at whatever it is.

For legendary designer Charles Eames's birthday, 15 of his most timeless aphorisms on design and life. (via explore-blog)

Always brilliant Charles.

(via wheniwasnotcruel)

(Source: explore-blog, via wheniwasnotcruel)

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