scribble-scribbles: New York City Cops, The...
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darkness of...– -Carl Jung (via brookdleau) (via tobia)
Unfortunately, when you mention Marx, people react in one of two ways. They...– -David Harvey (via newleft)
from Queen of Knives
poetry365: by Neil Gaiman The curtain went down, and we shuffled out into the lobby. We loitered for a while. Then we went down to the stage door and waited for my grandmother to come out. The conjurer came out in street clothes; the glitter woman looked so different in a mac. My grandfather went to speak to him. He shrugged, told us he spoke no English and produced a half-a-crown from...
Easy is an adjective used to describe a woman who has the sexual morals of a...– -Nancy Linn-Desmond
I feel so anguished I’m on the verge of tears, not the kind that are wept but...– -Fernando Pessoa, The Book of Disquiet (via scribble-scribbles)
“In the days before Roe v. Wade, I doubt many American women were wracked with guilt over having abortions. They were too busy wondering if they were going to be butchered. So when luck went their way and they made it through the procedure safely, it was a cause for celebration rather than remorse. What legalized abortion brought to this country, along with safe medical practices, was the...
There is a range of feminist opinion on what role sex work ought to have. But...– -Sex Work Is Not An Invitation To Rape (via amberlrhea) (via clingtomymouth) (via tiredofbeingignored) (via tupsyturvy)
poetry365: by Yehuda Amichai The memory of my father is wrapped up in white paper, like sandwiches taken for a day at work. Just as a magician takes towers and rabbits out of his hat, he drew love from his small body, and the rivers of his hands overflowed with good deed. translated from Hebrew by Azila Talit Reissenberger
stevenbeelen: Australia, The Shins
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.– -Albert Camus (via quote-book) (via inmyopinion)
What Kind of Animal Would Do That
by Laurie Blauner There’s blood everywhere and a throat full of rabbits. Intent is what happens to others. There’s a still life with everything but the animal: a collar of rain; the necessary fences and houses; hands that unlocked doors; feet that tried to keep anything useful or delicious away. The world is raw and you can’t see the animal coming. The animal sifts through its instincts to...
When two people marry they become in the eyes of the law one person, and that...– -Shana Alexander, State-by-State Guide to Women’s Legal Rights, 1975
tobia:symphonyno2ineminor: “Let me begin by telling you that I was in love. An ordinary statement, to be sure, but not an ordinary fact, for so few of us learn that love is tenderness, and tenderness is not, as a fair proportion suspect, pity; and still fewer know that happiness in love is not the absolute focusing of all emotion in another: one has always to love a good many things which the...
The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds, and the...– -James Branch Cabell (via suddenly)
missworld:(via tunaeverynight) from The Office
by Richard Jones Coming up from the subway into the cool Manhattan evening, I feel rough hands on my heart— women in the market yelling over rows of tomatoes and peppers, old men sitting on a stoop playing cards, cabbies cursing each other with fists while the music of church bells sails over the street, and the father, angry and tired after working all day, embracing his little girl, kissing her,...
Where all think alike, no one thinks very much.– -Walter Lipman
missworld:buyhercandy: “Why is it we want so badly to memoralize ourselves? Even while we’re still alive. We wish to assert our existence, like dogs peeing on fire hydrants. We put on display our framed photographs, our parchment diplomas, our silver-plated cups; we monogram our linen, we carve our names on trees, we scrawl them on washroom walls. It’s all the same impulse. What do we...
Actually, there is no such thing as a homosexual person, any more than there is...– -Gore Vidal (via cocknbull) (via tiredofbeingignored) (via letstalkequality) (via missworld)
Watching dan-cers on skates
by Lorine Niedecker Ten thousand women and I the only one in boots Life’s dance: they meet he holds her leg up
It is not worth an intelligent man’s time to be in the majority. By definition,...– -G. H. Hardy (via quote-book) (via tobia)
Liz: And you think you can just replace me?
Jack: Of course not, we can do better. We’ve already talked to Padma Lakshmi.
Liz: Then who’s going to host Top Chef?! You are ruining my life!
Just for a second, think about the influence, buying power, network and track...– -Seth Godin (via azspot)