Here’s what I love about Dylan: He was exactly as you’d expect he would be. He...– President Obama about meeting Bob Dylan when he did a performance at the White House to celebrate the civil rights movement. (via warispeace)
Travel Highlights: How to Sleep on the Great Wall... →
travelhighlights: An Epic Tale of Epic Epicness by Roberto: Miss the tour bus with your language program to the Wall. Pace back and forth and rub your chin thoughtfully. Consult a guide book or website to find one of the sites on the Wall where one can spend the night. Ensure you have at least…
Good Dating Advice #3
Don’t be on facebook, twitter, or any other sort of social networking site with someone you’ve been dating less than a year, and especially if nothing’s been established. it can just a source of anxiety, insecurity, conflict and an endless amount of speculation. Enjoy the mystery until you guys really have a life together. And don’t kid yourself about that either. If...
I so regret not banging you when I had the chance.– awwww… men can be so poetic. and delusional.
Good Dating Advice #8
If someone tells you they need some space, believe them. There’s nothing you can do but quietly be there for them. You can’t make up their mind for them and you can’t push them. No one who’s ever said this didn’t mean it, unless they’re a drama loving psycho, in which case you don’t want to be with them anyway.
i saw lawrence o'donnell tonight
and i fannned the fuck out. who cares about demi, ashton, russell, usher, etc. lawrence o’donnell is fucking brilliant. (oh, i saw all those other guys, too.)
Rape is common in Pakistan; even worse, it often occurs with impunity. If a...– Pakistani Rape Victim: The power of speaking out (via caraobrien)
To hold our tongues when everyone is gossiping, to smile without hostility at...– Hermann Hesse (via melancholynotes)
The best chance this year to repeal the irrational ban on openly gay members of...– Editorial - Military Equality Goes Astray - NYTimes.com I’m a huge fan of the language used in this editorial. Irrational indeed. (via mar-see-ah)
if you just want to fuck me
join the club. and, good night.
There is really no debate about climate change in China,” said Peggy Liu,...– Op-Ed Columnist - Aren’t We Clever? - NYTimes.com (via apsies)
I am always amazed at the number of women I encounter who declare proudly, that...– Females: You Just Can’t Trust ‘Em and Other Lies Women Believe (via thetart) i think the important thing here is not to generalize about the sex of the person, but about whether certain people are your kind of person.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible...– Albert Camus (via crookedindifference) (via cancerninja)
Kofi Annan on the UN Millennium Goals: The People... →
i love kofi annan. excerpts of the interview: The most important thing is that the governments of developing and developed countries reflect on their promises to one another and refocus their joint efforts on implementing them. Understandably, the global economic crisis and its effects have often taken center stage over the past two years. Painful domestic problems have pushed the need for a ...
Paris Review - The Art of Fiction No. 182, Haruki... →
standardgrey: TL/DR, bookmarxed
I think if you like somebody you have to tell them. It might be embarrassing to...– Donald Miller, Blue Like Jazz (via quote-book)
Disappointments are to the soul what the thunder-storm is to the air.– Friedrich von Schiller (via kari-shma)
An artist is always alone - if he is an artist. No, what the artist needs is...– Henry Miller (via paigegardzi)
Alright tumblr. let me fully comprehend what...
principialuis: Obama refuses to extend the Bush tax cuts for the rich. Don’t Ask Don’t Tell is ruled unconstitutional. U.S. Court of Appeals lifts a ban on Embryonic Stem Cell research Prop 8 will not be defended in court. The Qur’an book burning may not be held. Arnold Schwarzenegger mocks Sarah Palin. What is this a wet dream? (Please let it be one or this might be awkward)
I can see why people find the road life...
If you’re in the luckiest one percent of humanity, you owe it to the rest of...– Warren Buffet (via caraobrien)
Jay Rosen : Journo students should follow the lead... →
soupsoup: I took the opportunity to ask the three U.S. sites must for any student in journalism today: Gawker for its relentless innovation, Talking Points Memo for its information, The New York Times for its animated graphics