(Source: odnson)

(Source: universeobserver)


Psyche Opening the Golden Box by John William Waterhouse, 1903.

Psyche Opening the Golden Box by John William Waterhouse, 1903.

In our exterior life, we can only be one person. But in our imaginations, we can be anyone, anywhere. That’s one of the reasons I read and write. It’s a way for me to have more than one life.
I felt once more how simple and frugal a thing is happiness: a glass of wine, a roast chestnut, a wretched little brazier, the sound of the sea. Nothing else.

kawaiigod:

if i get rich my mom gettin paid first thing

(Source: zootedboy)

ted:

"And sometimes in class I might pause the intellectual-sounding flow to ask, ‘Yo! Why dese books neva be about my peoples?’ Yes, I have decided to treat all three of my languages as equals because I’m ‘articulate.’"

Jamila Lyiscott responds to the pseudo-compliment that she is “articulate” in her powerful spoken-word essay “Broken English” from a recent TEDSalon in New York City.

I understand. That’s the trouble. I understand. I’ll understand all the time. All day and all night. Especially all night. I’ll understand. You don’t have to worry about that.
wtfarthistory:

"With my heart I kiss your Ladyship’s hand, since I cannot with my lips" – Pietro Bembo in a letter to Lucretia Borgia (locks of Lucretia’s golden hair preserved in the Ambrosiana in Milan)

wtfarthistory:

"With my heart I kiss your Ladyship’s hand, since I cannot with my lips" – Pietro Bembo in a letter to Lucretia Borgia (locks of Lucretia’s golden hair preserved in the Ambrosiana in Milan)