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Apr 13

“Yes, there were two great groups of dogs wrangling for the bitch-goddess: the group of the flatterers, those who offered her amusement, stories, films, plays: and the other, much less showy, much more savage breed, those who gave her meat, the real substance of money. The well-groomed showy dogs of amusement wrangled and snarled among themselves for the favours of the bitch-goddess. But it was nothing to the silent fight-to-the-death among the indispensables, the bone-bringers.” — For those who don’t know, the “bitch-goddess” in the previous text is ‘success’. From my current reading, D. H. Lawrence, “Lady Chatterley’s Lover”

Apr 09

“All you need is ignorance and confidence and the success is sure.” — Mark Twain (via robscharf)

Mar 10

“Le chaos se marie si bien avec la joie de vivre” — Lu dans « Léon l’Africain » d’Amin Maalouf

(Source: imagesfeministes, via sandcastleandmanderlay)

This satirical "Why We Oppose Votes for Men" pamphlet from 1915 is completely brilliant -

usvsth3m:

It is the work of US writer and poet Alice Duer Miller, who produced several similar pieces for her column in the New York Tribune

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Here is a transcript of the text:

  1. BECAUSE man’s place is the armory.
  2. Because no really manly man wants to settle any question otherwise…

Mar 03

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Jan 21

(via justmybittersweet-symphony)

newyorker:

A look at photographs from Dianne Yudelson’s series “Antique Aviary,” a collection of bird portraits: http://nyr.kr/1f1OcoI

“Chilean Flamingos”

newyorker:

A look at photographs from Dianne Yudelsons series “Antique Aviary,” a collection of bird portraits: http://nyr.kr/1f1OcoI

“Chilean Flamingos”

(Source: newyorker.com)

Jan 20

“You don’t love someone for their looks, or their clothes, or for their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear.” — Oscar Wilde (via observando)

Jan 13

“Колкото и да са възвишени идеалите за изкуството и красотата, техните носители и проповедници са пак хора с всички слабости на човешката раса” — Елин Пелин, „Ежби и злоби“