Kitsch is the inability to admit that shit exists.– Milan Kundera (via ratak-monodosico)
I do not believe in a nonerotic philosophy. I do not trust any desexualized...– Witold Gombrowicz
Whatever became of the moment when one first knew about death? There must have...– Tom Stoppard, “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead” (Submitted by freunde-nicht-diese-toene)
The Strangest Suicide In History.
sneezeinthesun: myvanillalover: incipient: On 23 March 1994, the medical examiner viewed the body of Ronald Opus and concluded that he died from a shotgun wound of the head. The decedent had jumped from the top of a ten-story building intending to commit suicide (he left a note indicating his dispondency). As he fell past the ninth floor, his life was interrupted by a shotgun blast ...
Fish die belly-upward and rise to the surface; it is their way of falling– André Gide
This: ‘Most men will not swim before they are able to.’ Is not that witty?...– Hermann Hesse, Steppenwolf (Submitted by -luftschloss)
And did you exchange A walk on part in the war For a lead role in a cage?– Pink Floyd
Mankind are so much the same, in all times and places, that history informs us...– David Hume. (via ferdinandinfur)
The pure present is an ungraspable advance of the past devouring the future. In...– Haruki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore (via bookmania)
Animals Have Emotional Lives, Too →
zeitgeistmovement: Scientific research shows that many animals are very intelligent and have sensory and motor abilities that dwarf ours. Dogs are able to detect diseases such as cancer and diabetes and warn humans of impending heart attacks and strokes. Elephants, whales, hippopotamuses, giraffes, and alligators use low-frequency sounds to communicate over long distances, often miles;...
Considering how common illness is, how tremendous the spiritual change that it...– Virginia Woolf, On Being Ill • via (via mianoti)