Impossible is just a small word that is thrown around by small men who find it...– Muhammad Ali, iconic boxer.
photographer: So are you dating anyone?
me: Not very well.
photographer: That's the best answer to that question I have ever heard. I am stealing it.
And don’t worry about losing. If it is right, it happens — The main thing is not...– John Steinbeck’s advice on love is beautiful and excellent. (via moorehn)
The Great Gatsby was last updated in 1924. You don’t need it to be refreshed, do...– Jonathan Frazen in defense of the printed book — “Jonathan Franzen: e-books are damaging society.” (via oliveryeh)
No two persons ever read the same book.– Edmund Wilson (via doubledaybooks)
To me, art itself is a religion.– Jonathan Franzen (via fsgbooks)
The New Jim Crow
I’m currently reading The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander. I was supposed to read the book for a book club meeting this past October, and failed to get my hands on it in time. I think it worked out for the best because this interesting read is PACKED with information and facts that I find myself thinking about for several moments before...
Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens.– JRR Tolkien, author of “The Hobbit”, “Lord of the Rings” and many more!
He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool...– Chinese Proverb
You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from...– Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close - Jonathan Safran Foer
I just don't know man..
unreasonableexpectation: poloflavoredcleats: I have all these aspirations but I don’t know which one is Gods plan for me & it’s stressing me out. I just need a sign, a nudge in the right direction, my eyes are closed & my ears have never been so open. Please. -Cates I am right here with you on this one. Here’s hoping that we both receive our signs, though for me, outright shoves...
It’s well known in wisdom communities that delays are not denials. Remember this...– Jackson Kiddard, author & polymath.
Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing. There is a time for...– Gloria Naylor, is an African American author.
zuleikha: “Go and find yourself first, so you can also find me.” — Rumi
The art of love is not in the doing, but in the allowing.– Jackson Kiddard, author & polymath.
Vocabulary of The Day 1/23/12
Whenever I read, I try to keep a note pad handy to look up any words that I may come across that I don’t know. And now I’ve decided to share my findings with you lucky folk! Enjoy! parlance - a way or manner of speaking; vernacular concomitant - existing or occurring with something else, often in a lesser way ardent- having expressive of or characterized by intense feeling;...
What is a good Kid Fury slogan?
signedfury: I asked a similar question before, but….yeah. Help me out.