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"I take great care of myself by carefully shutting myself away"

- Vincent Van Gogh  (via natashakills)

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i like being complimented on my eyebrows and on my oral sex techniques 

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I stand in front of history and feel nothing.
Then, some wrecked mosaic, awkward
in the transom of a secondary church, behaves
just so, as if the artists thought of me and all
my imperfections."

- Chad Davidson, from “In Ravenna,” From the Fire Hills (Southern Illinoise University Press, 2014)

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"No word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause."

- Mark Twain (via devilduck)

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V.F. Portrait | Alan Cumming
Photograph by Annie Leibovitz. 

The "Human Iceberg" Saves a Life and Shows Some Love


Benjamin Harrison was often called the “human iceberg” — a humorless, serious man who had little use for all of the small-talk, glad-handing, and other niceties that came along with being a politician. Harrison was difficult to work for, impossible to work with, and observers wondered if the…

Can’t you accept the possibility that this isn’t an X-File?

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"There is something pagan in me that I cannot shake off. In short, I deny nothing, but doubt everything."

- Lord Byron (via portionsofeternity)

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are you ever in the middle of saying something or showing someone something and you realize that literally no one cares 

I’ve literally stopped talking mid-word in a story and no one has noticed.

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Good Friday - Why?


Creep (Radiohead)

I want a perfect body
I want a perfect soul
I want you to notice when I’m not around
You’re so fucking special
I wish I was special


Why? | Simeon’s Dilemma

"Maybe I am not very human - what I wanted to do was to paint sunlight on the side of a house."

- Gail Levin, Edward Hopper: An Intimate Biography (via larmoyante)

"Many things that come into the world are not looked into. The individual says “My crowd doesn’t run that way.” I say, don’t run with crowds."


Robert Henri, from The Art Spirit

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