We don’t even ask for happiness, just a little less pain.– Charles Bukowski (via myheadisweak) To the 3,000 re-bloggers that comprise this “we,” may I give my sympathies to you all. I cannot feel your pain, but I am sorry you have it.
Comes the morning when I can feel That there’s nothing left be...– Eddie Veder, “No Ceiling”
I would rather die of passion than of boredom.– Vincent Van Gogh (via northwestgem)
The Physical Regimen of "Sisi" of Austria:
Empress Elisabeth “Sisi” of Austria married at the age of 15 into royalty and felt the only thing she was left to control was her looks. This — in conjunction with her achievement-oriented obsessiveness and perfectionism — caused her to place all her focus on her looks. At 5 feet 8 inches, Elisabeth was unusually tall, yet even after four pregnancies she kept her weight...
Humans live on one-quarter of what they eat; on the other three-quarters lives...– Egyptian pyramid inscription, 3800 B.C.
They are fools who are without Self-knowledge; as captives in hell, they are...– Adi Shankara, Bhaja Govindam
New York Times openly admits mainstream media... →
anarcho-queer: The quotations come back redacted, stripped of colorful metaphors, colloquial language and anything even mildly provocative. They are sent by e-mail from the Obama headquarters in Chicago to reporters who have interviewed campaign officials under one major condition: the press office has veto power over what statements can be quoted and attributed by name. Most reporters,...
I am neither the mind, intellect, ego nor memory, neither the ears nor the...– Atma-Shatakam / Nirvana Shatakam The Song of the Self by Adi Shankara 788-820 CE It feels good to finally read a work by the man you’ve been studying and being able to understand it. Perhaps this scholarship essay on Hinduism is not impossible.