We say the name to ourselves, and as we remain silent it seems as though we...– Marcel Proust (via atomos)
The truly creative mind in any field is no more than this: a human creature born...– Pearl S. Buck, as quoted in The 101 Habits of Highly Successful Screenwriters by Karl Inglesias. (via bookoasis)
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I love your silences, they are like mine. You are the only being before whom I...– Anaïs Nin, Under a Glass Bell (via melancholynotes)
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Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass on a summer day...– John Lubbock (via amorette)
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Food for thought...
lgbtlaughs: If the X-Men is a metaphor for the treatment of LGBT people around the world, does that make Cerebro a giant gaydar? (Submitted by shelleylinker)
That is what learning is. You suddenly understand something you’ve understood...– Doris Lessing (via petalsquotesandthorns)
As I enter the library every problem I face...
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If you can tell stories, create characters, devise incidents, and have sincerity...– Somerset Maugham (via writingadvice)
Two books pulled from Republic school library... →
prettybooks: This makes me so angry. Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse-Five and Sarah Ockler’s Twenty Boy Summer will be removed from the school’s curriculum and library. Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson will be kept. Wesley Scroggins, a Republic resident, challenged the use of the books and lesson plans in Republic schools, arguing they teach principles contrary to the Bible. “I congratulate them...