Even in literature and art, no man who bothers about originality will ever be...– C.S. Lewis (via libraryland)
ellephanta: sexgenderbody: This is white privilege. Period. I’m going to fucking throw up. In the clip, a white kid uses a variety of tools, including a metal saw and even an electric saw with goggles to try to cut through the chain on a bike. Most people walk by without caring, only one woman tries to follow up with the police. In the second part of the clip, an african-american kid about...
I find it much easier to start over, to create a new beginning, than to finish. Finishing, to be done with something, is foreign concept to me; I have a million blank pages, all of which seem irresistibly appealing. Even as I write this I avoid finishing. I avoid it because I am afraid of the outcome, because once I’ve finished, there’s no starting over. That page, will never...
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I'm (maybe) the Swan Queen!
For some, the perfection of their art is everything. I envy those people. I envy their ability to create. I envy their unwavering drive for success. Time and time again I find myself asking “what would I do for my art?”.
thenhannahsaid: “Why me?” “That is a very Earthling question to ask, Mr. Pilgrim. Why you? Why us for that matter? Why anything? Because this moment simply is. Have you ever seen bugs trapped in amber?” “Yes.” Billy, in fact, had a paperweight in his office which was a blob of polished amber with three ladybugs embedded in it. “Well, here we are, Mr. Pilgrim, trapped in the amber of this...
So many books, so little time.
For all those who read more than 2 books per month, HOW THE HELL DO YOU FIND THE TIME??
Cynicism isn't cute. Babies are.
Born This Way-Lady GaGa, is a great song. Sure, similar to Express Yourself-Madonna, but that doesn’t diminish the fact that Lady GaGa has made a fantastic song with an uplifting message. I for one will continue to blast Born This Way in my car, I encourage you all to do the same. “Baby, you were born this way”
Wow, a very interesting debate about language in my cultural anthropology course. It’s fascinating to hear to some people, there is no need to learn another language. English is not the only language of importance people.
I have decided that I must read any and everything...
Esperanza Spalding just thanked her TEACHERS. ...
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If you made teaching a profession that was as respected as being a doctor in...– Sam Fragomeni, Principal, Harlem Village Academy Middle School, New York City (via thedailyfeed)
I have a little homework assignment for you, tonight, go home and touch...– Thomas Leroy, Black Swan
"Born This Way" makes me smile :)
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