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Shared/personal thoughts, creations and small things that fascinate me.

"i would prefer an intelligent hell to a stupid paradise"
blaise pascal
— 2 days ago
#Blaise Pascal  #quotes 
"I think if Dickens was alive today, he’d have been working for the BBC, until HBO offered him much more money."
Roddy Doyle discusses television and his short story in this week’s issue of the magazine: (via newyorker)

(Source:, via newyorker)

— 6 days ago with 631 notes
What Is Love? Famous Definitions from 400 Years of Literary History →

Absorb this. It’s both lovely and compelling <3

— 6 days ago with 1 note
#maria popova  #brain pickings  #love  #quotes 
"I don’t want to repeat my innocence. I want the pleasure of losing it again."
F. Scott Fitzgerald
— 6 days ago
#f scott fitzgerald  #quotes 


Elmgreen & Dragset at Astrup Fearnley Museum

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"My mind rebels at stagnation. Give me problems, give me work, give me the most abstruse cryptogram, or the most intricate analysis, and I am in my own proper atmosphere. But I abhor the dull routine of existence. I crave for mental exaltation."
Arthur Conan Doyle
— 1 week ago
#Arthur Conan Doyle  #quotes 
An Unexpected Discovery in the Brains of Autistic Children | Science | WIRED →
— 1 week ago
#autism  #wired 
The secret of being a bore&#8230; is to tell everything.

The secret of being a bore… is to tell everything.

— 1 week ago
#voltaire  #quiet  #quotes 

is there a reason for all of this ?

— 1 week ago