Proposed new German words for the human condition
Do you think that people didn’t get wasted back in ye olden tymes?
"People who are harder to love pose a challenge, and the challenge makes them easier to love. You’re driven to love them. People who want their love easy don’t really want love."
—Rachel Kushner, The Flamethrowers
“There was something so impenetrable about him, he had this surface that was so alluring but everything just bounced off, he was always charming, you never saw him upset or confiding or out of control, and I thought—I think I thought—that getting past that, being on the inside, must be extraordinary. To be the One he was intimate with. But he isn’t—there’s no intimacy. There’s no inside, inside.”
—Susan Choi, My Education
“If a man hasn’t what’s necessary to make a woman love him, it’s his fault, not hers.”
― W. Somerset Maugham, The Painted Veil
“How do you stop longing for what you absolutely know you can’t get? Which really means: How do you absolutely know you can’t—and won’t—get it, not ever? How do you pinch out that wisp of feeble, ruthless hope?”
—Leigh Newman, Still Points North
This is how I want to die.
God bless you, NY Post. (at Grand Central Terminal)
Three charts that should change the way we think about sex-ed. From the article The Empowerment Cure.
look… look with your special eyes…
I have always loved that ad.
(Source: saverudolphandroll, via hermie-the-dentist)