1. "It was being an outsider that allowed him to see these connections"
    — Director Tiffany Schlain on his father Leonard Schlain’s criticisms that he wasn’t an expert in the fields he wrote about

  2. "The paradox of social media is that it offers a channel through which to communicate yourself while the technology itself shapes and limits what is communicated, and how. All these people, each of them tweeting a tiny Whitmanesque song of himself, are largely indistinguishable."
    — Mark O’Connell on Cory Arcangel’s new book, “Working on My Novel,” and why novelists tweet about their writing: http://nyr.kr/1sF4avK (via newyorker)

    (Source: newyorker.com, via newyorker)


  3. From my 2010 journal, right before the entry in which I copied a quote from my 2006 journal

    after having loved, having lost, having travelled, having had so many experiences that i thought would finally answer my questions about who i am, i realize now that i always knew who i was, and that perhaps the self doubt and questioning is a part of me that will never go away,”

  4. isabelreitemeyer:

    L | 12 x 16.5 cm

    (via 2headedsnake)


  5. I’m already addicted to the smell of you.


  8. "It’s life that matters, nothing but life—the process of discovering, the everlasting and perpetual process, not the discovery itself, at all."
    — Fyodor Dostoevsky (via likeafieldmouse)

  9. "The universe doesn’t allow perfection."
    — Stephen Hawking (via likeafieldmouse)