A Luminous Sorrow
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And they said, is death that which gives meaning to life? And I said no, life is that which gives meaning to life.

— Donald Barthelme, “The School” (via awritersruminations)

If you don’t like what’s being said, change the conversation.

— Don Draper, Mad Men, Season 3, Episode 2 (via introspectivepoet)

(Source: imdb.com, via kpmackenzie)

theparisreview:

“—There’s the raven! he shouted in his own language. The bullet struck him through the heart of the spread eagle embroidered on his jacket. The raven came down slowly, wheeling.”
—Italo Calvino, from “Last Comes the Raven.” Illustration by Joe Downing.

theparisreview:

“—There’s the raven! he shouted in his own language. The bullet struck him through the heart of the spread eagle embroidered on his jacket. The raven came down slowly, wheeling.”

Italo Calvino, from “Last Comes the Raven.” Illustration by Joe Downing.

As he recuperated, he learned about his inadvertent status. “I don’t know who designated me to be the first. I was never given a certificate or anything. One-millionth shopper. Now I have the dubious distinction of being the first American injured when the war started. It didn’t make it better or worse. I mean, my life was changed forever. I was angry that my leg was gone. Even when I was still in the hospital, hours would go by so slow, and I actually said to myself: ‘Who is going to love me now?’ I’d never really experienced dating anyone. ‘Who is going to love me now? I’m missing a leg.’ “

Here Is The One Perfect Book For Every Single Myers-Briggs Type →

myersandbriggs:

ISFP - Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm - Philip Pullman

ISFJ - When I Was A Child I Read Books - Marilynne Robinson

ISTP - The Gunslinger - Stephen King

ISTJ - The Red Badge of Courage - Stephen Crane

ENFP - Vampires in the Lemon Grove - Karen Russell

ENFJ - Behind the Beautiful Forevers - Katherine Boo

ENTP - Both Flesh and Not - David Foster Wallace

ENTJ - Atlas Shrugged - Ayn Rand

ESFP - MaddAddam - Margaret Atwood

ESFJ - Stay Me, Oh Comfort Me - M.F.K. Fisher

ESTP - The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - Arthur Conan Doyle

ESTJ - The Art of Winning an Unfair Game - Michael Lewis

INFP - Levels of Life - Julian Barnes

INFJ - The Marriage Plot - Jeffrey Eugenides

INTP - Brave New World - Aldous Huxley

INTJ - Labyrinths - Jorge Luis Borges

Accuracy

styleforumnet:

From an old contest: “Brown is for Farmer.”  So, basically, wear brown.  But really, it just proves that inside jokes can last a decade+, online.

styleforumnet:

From an old contest: “Brown is for Farmer.”  So, basically, wear brown.  But really, it just proves that inside jokes can last a decade+, online.

goldenstateprep:

Yale University


I miss this place

goldenstateprep:

Yale University

I miss this place

(via verilyisayuntothee)

thearmoury:

Mr Missed His Flight

thearmoury:

Mr Missed His Flight

(Source: lnsee)