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burnedshoes:

© George S. Zimbel, 1958, Going to class, MIT
“Schools train you to be ignorant with style […] they prepare you to be a usable victim for a military industrial complex that needs manpower. As long as you’re just smart enough to do a job and just dumb enough to swallow what they feed you, you’re going to be alright […] So I believe that schools mechanically and very specifically try and breed out any hint of creative thought in the kids that are coming up.”  ― Frank Zappa

24 July 2014     9:17 pm     153 notes


Ben Kruisdijk

23 July 2014     10:36 pm     13,246 notes

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23 July 2014     12:11 am     6 notes

I was the shyest human ever invented, but I had a lion inside me that wouldn’t shut up.

— Ingrid Bergman

(Source: ladyslane, via thcoralsea)

July 2014     10:02 pm     7,300 notes

20 July 2014     9:27 pm     28,002 notes

mpdrolet:

Sacha Maric

20 July 2014     3:11 pm     2,367 notes

To crave and to have are as like as a thing and its shadow. For when does a berry break upon the tongue as sweetly as when one longs to taste it, and when is the taste refracted into so many hues and savors of ripeness and earth, and when do our senses know any thing so utterly as when we lack it?

— Marilynne Robinson, Housekeeping

July 2014     4:59 pm     9 notes

free-parking:

Fragment of the face of a queen, yellow jasper, c. 1353–1336 B.C. Middle Egypt

18 July 2014     5:06 pm     3,249 notes

disporum:

This dimension and the next by jonathanpercy on Flickr.

17 July 2014     5:48 pm     5,457 notes

luzfosca:

Aart Klein
Cement-plaiters (barrage), 1956.

16 July 2014     10:22 pm     151 notes

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