I have not been to a wedding since I went to my sister’s wedding when I was five years old

And I have not held a baby since I held my sister’s baby when I was ten years old


Round the world! There is much in that sound to inspire proud feelings; but whereto does all that circumnavigation conduct? Only through numberless perils to the very point whence we started, where those that we left behind secure, were all the time before us.

Were this world an endless plain, and by sailing eastward we could for ever reach new distances, and discover sights more sweet and strange than any Cyclades or Islands of King Solomon, then there were promise in the voyage. But in pursuit of those far mysteries we dream of, or in tormented chase of that demon phantom that, some time or other, swims before all human hearts; while chasing such over this round globe, they either lead us on in barren mazes or midway leave us whelmed.

I really don’t know how anyone could read this book and not think it’s The Absolute Truth Of The Universe

I did not care. I wanted a hot bath. I wanted a hot bath in deep water. 

Ernest Hemingway said some cool stuff

I decided today that I am no longer going to read or watch something I don’t like

Fuck breaking even!!!!! Fuck the status quo!!!!!

Baby I gotta be free!!!!!!!!


Why oh why can’t I just spend all my time with you, little Dante

I survived myself; my death and burial were locked up in my chest. I looked round me tranquilly and contentedly, like a quiet ghost with a clean conscience sitting inside the bars of a snug family vault.

Now then, thought I, unconsciously rolling up the sleeves of my frock, here goes for a cool, collected dive at death and destruction, and the devil fetch the hindmost.

Jesus lord in heaven, yes

. . . Stubb was one of those odd sort of humorists, whose jollity is sometimes curiously amibugious, as to put all inferiors on their guard in the matter of obeying them.