“Maybe that’s what life is…a wink of the eye and winking stars.” - Jack Kerouac
“Gazing up into the darkness I saw myself as a creature driven and derided by vanity; and my eyes burned with anguish and anger.” - James Joyce, “Araby”, The Dubliners
Sorry, I had to! I’m not such a fan of the movie but I do like him.
The sky calls to us. If we do not destroy ourselves, we will one day venture to the stars. - Carl Sagan
I believe our future depends on how well we know this Cosmos in which we float like a mote of dust in the morning sky. - Carl Sagan
loveyourchaos: Boats and Birds // Gregory and...
Artist: PJ Stewart
“How can I help seeing what is in front of my eyes? Two and two are four.” “Sometimes, Winston. Sometimes they are five. Sometimes they are three. Sometimes they are all of them at once. You must try harder. It is not easy to become sane.” - 1984
But suicides have a special language. Like carpenters they want to know which tools. They never ask why build - Anne Sexton
Sometimes all you can hope for is a little kindness.
Sometimes, it’s easier to say that you’re fine instead of having to explain all...– Littlemiss (via littlemiss) (via avajean) (via lovebot) (via rokokandmilk)
Sometimes I think you have to march right in and demand your rights, even if you...– Jack Handy (via ventisette) (via quote-book) (via rokokandmilk)
I don’t hate people, I just feel better when they aren’t around.– Charles Bukowski (via whetzell)(via relise) (via trapeze)
That’s the thing about girls. Every time they do something pretty, even if they’re not much to look at, or even if they’re sort of stupid, you fall half in love with them, and then you never know where the hell you are. Girls. Jesus Christ. They can drive you crazy. They really can. - ‘Catcher in the Rye’, J. D. Salinger
Please Please Please Let Me Get What I Want Good times for a change See, the luck I’ve had Can make a good man Turn bad So please please please Let me, let me, let me Let me get what I want This time Haven’t had a dream in a long time See, the life I’ve had Can make a good man bad So for once in my life Let me get what I want Lord knows, it would be the first time Lord knows, it...
[…] me and the rats and my youth, one time, that time I knew even through the nothingness, it was a celebration of something not to do but only know. Bukowski, “Young In New Orleans”
My view every evening on the way home from work, back home.
In the beginning - specifically on October 23, 4004 BC, at noon - out of quantum foam fluctuation God created the Big Bang, followed by cosmological inflation and an expanding universe. And darkness was upon the face of the deep, so He create Quarks and therefrom He created hydrogen atoms and thence He commanded the hydrogen atoms to fuse and become helium atoms and in the process to release...
The Water Babies
A water -baby? You never heard of a water-baby. Perhaps not. That is the very reason why this story was written. There are a great many things in the world which you have never hear of; and a great many more which nobody ever heard of; and a great many things too, which nobody will ever hear of, at least until the coming of the Cocqcigrues, when man shall be the measure of all things. ...