The Power of Lonely →
youmightfindyourself: You hear it all the time: We humans are social animals. We need to spend time together to be happy and functional, and we extract a vast array of benefits from maintaining intimate relationships and associating with groups. Collaborating on projects at work makes us smarter and more creative. Hanging out with friends makes us more emotionally mature and better able to deal...
Women were brought up to believe that men were the answer. They weren’t. They...– Julian Barnes (via kateoplis)
When I’m doing something, I feel complete, but no one can keep active...– Athena, The Witch of Portobello - Paulo Coelho (via superbarbs)
invent yourself and then reinvent yourself, don’t swim in the same slough....– Charles Bukowski, No Leaders, Please. (via ahhllayne)
No Great Illusion: Something Worse Than Dreary →
nogreatillusion: What stands out most was not the way we tried to pick out each other’s clothes and failed. It was not the way we went to the movies out of habit, rather than interest - a rote pattern of putting our bodies into the car, driving to the mall, and holding hands, and then not, and holding hands again….
I thought that the only difference that I expected to see between animals and...– B. F. Skinner (via jacobmartinez)
I WILL FUCKING CUT YOU: The wife left for a... →
chiam: The wife left for a business trip to Morocco this past Saturday. I woke up at 4:30am so that I could escort her to the City Air Terminal near COEX. I didn’t want to head back to the empty apartment right away so I decided to go to the casino and spend $50 and try my luck. I’d been there a couple…
Not that you lied to me, but that I can no longer believe you, has shaken me.– Friedrich Nietzsche (via excaliburr)
A blue iris in an eye is due to Tyndall scattering in a turbid layer in the...– Blue eyes aren’t actually blue, it’s just the Tyndall effect. (via somethingchanged)