Crises, by definition, are chaotic. They don’t always impart lessons and, contrary to what we like to tell ourselves, they’re just as likely to bring out the worst in people as the best. But the redemption narrative, along with its corollary, the recovery narrative, is so beloved in our culture that even rational people tend to glom onto it — if only for the sake of making polite conversation. Equal parts bedtime story, love story […]
The reason we go to poetry is not for wisdom, but for the dismantling of wisdom. — Jacques Lacan
#455048260 / gettyimages.com While I have never denied my sexuality, I haven’t publicly acknowledged it either, until now. So let me be clear: I’m proud to be gay, and I consider being gay among the greatest gifts God has given me. — Tim Cook via Tim Cook: ‘I’m Proud to Be Gay’ – Businessweek.
#52250195 / gettyimages.com If God had wanted me to bend over, he would have put diamonds on the floor. — Joan Rivers Related articles Joan Rivers: 13 Jokes We Need To Laugh At & Words Of Wisdom To Live By ‘Can we talk?’ Joan Rivers 10 best jokes Joan Rivers: the comedian’s best quotes and clips 10 of Joan Rivers’ Best Quotes
You can spend minutes, hours, days, weeks, or even months over-analyzing a situation; trying to put the pieces together, justifying what could’ve, would’ve happened… or you can just leave the pieces on the floor and move the fuck on. Tupac Shakur
I hope I can come up with a better first line… She was the kind of broad you could probably order Thai food with if you were both in the mood for Thai food. via McSweeney’s Internet Tendency: List: Discarded Descriptions of Women From My Contemporary Hard-Boiled Detective Novel..
George Eliot is my only steady girlfriend. We go to bed together every night. Peter O’Toole