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.

     
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  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)
     
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