The truth is, most of us discover where we are headed when we arrive.– Calvin and Hobbes creator Bill Watterson in his timeless Kenyon College commencement address, May 20, 1990. (via explore-blog)
mandytsung: For as long as a dream lives inside you, there is a plan for its time in space. -The Universe
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wisteriachild: im sorry if ive been quiet lately but ive been building paper boats out of your love (or your guilt), crucifying my soul on the masts and burning them out at sea.
He needs to get the right treatment plan. I was diagnosed with borderline...– Brandon Marshall being a dark shade of amazing when asked about Titus Young (v)
Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we...– Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (via man-of-prose)
Troubles are urgent. They ask for direct action. … By contrast, worries often...– How to Worry Less About Money (via explore-blog)
The Mellowing of Maxine Waters →
Since becoming the top Democrat on the House Financial Services Committee, Representative Maxine Waters has softened her tone and vowed to protect bankers’ interests.
'The Brooklyn district attorney’s office has... →
Top Editors Abruptly Leave Village Voice →
Will Bourne and Jessica Lustig are exiting because they say were instructed to cut five positions on the 20-person staff.
Warren’s proposal: Offer college students the same... →
I resigned from my job yesterday as a matter of principle. I was given a letter...– One of the small acts of courage and defiance that sparked the Second Wave of Feminism and paved the way for much of what we take for granted today. (via explore-blog)
Why should the rest of the world care? Horace said it best: mutate nomine de te...– Eskinder Nega, the Ethiopian blogger who has been jailed on…“terrorism” charges. In reality, he’s been languishing in jail for two years for writing blog posts critical of government. the above is part of a letter written from jail (via thesmithian)
Science does not purvey absolute truth, science is a mechanism. It’s a way of...– Isaac Asimov (via explore-blog)
The acquirements which I hope you will make under the tutors I have provided for...– In this 1783 letter, Thomas Jefferson lays on his 11-year-old daughter the weight of parental pressure that deems the missive a far cry from history’s best letters of fatherly advice. (via explore-blog) Thomas Jefferson sounds like a scumbag of a father