Instead of just looking up into the sky, you’re actually gazing down into the infinite cosmic abyss, with only gravity holding you onto the surface of the earth.
I firmly believe in small gestures: pay for their coffee, hold the door for...– Jonathan Carroll (via thatkindofwoman)
worldfamousprofessor: spelling bee moderator: contestant 142, your word is “fergalicious” contestant: *looks around nervously* um… could i please have a definition? moderator: *flips through dictionary* “fergalicious. definition: make them boys go loco.”
And here is the good news nested inside the bad: Many of you, most of you, are...– John Green’s tumblr: The Commencement Address This is so great. I wish my speaker (can’t remember who he was, but he was bad) had told me these things. (via hermionejg)
thebatteur: once in kindergarten a girl asked me to write “super girl” on her arm since i was the only kid who could write so i wrote “shit” on her arm and i hid under the table for like 30 minutes then the teacher found me and yelled at me then called my parents and my dad laughed so hard he cried
booksandghosts: upsidedownboat: I want to collect the favourite novels of everyone who’s important to me, and have them scrawl a brief notation inside the front of their book so I don’t forget that it’s their treasure. That’s awesome
Contemporary List of Authors All Writers Should...
kissingonconey: This comes from my fiction professor, Jess Row. Thought it could be a nice resource for other writers. I’m also using it as a list for myself, so that’s why you see the cross-outs. Italics are writers not on the original list, but writers that I’ve been recommended and may be older than writers on this list. Read More
sociolab: Do you ever think about the fact that the US has created and legitimized a system of institutionalized inequality by funding schools through property taxes? That basically a child’s education is only as good as the value of the property in their neighborhood. Funny how education is so often viewed as an equalizing factor when there is nothing equal about it.
onediwreckingmylife: at monash university in melbourne the women’s department had a bake sale and cupcakes were one dollar for men and eighty cents for women and seventy cents for trans* people to represent the wage gap and heaps of guys kicked off about it being sexist and that’s how i finally understood how hypocritical and ignorant men’s rights activism is