to catch a bus you have to think like a bus
I know myself. But that is all.
|me:||*owns 264 unread books*|
|me:||*buys 17 new books*|
|me:||*rereads harry potter*|
sometimes i think that i am not so stereotypical of an american
and then i remember that i consider the coke freestyle machine one of the greatest modern inventions
i mean look at this thing
over 100 choices, computerized mixing, one spout, touch screen, ice dispenser
have u ever seen anything so wondrous and beautiful??
They have loads of these in the World of Coca Cola, they are a truly magical
"When you achieve something, you don’t actually realize you’ve achieved anything. It’s only afterwards when you’ve lost it that you realize you’ve lost it."
“Many nights he lay there dreaming awake of secret cafés in Mont Marte, where ivory women delved in romantic mysteries with diplomats and soldiers of fortune, while orchestras played Hungarian waltzes and the air was thick and exotic with intrigue and moonlight and adventure.”
- F. Scott Fitzgerald, This Side of Paradise
"The only girl I’ve ever loved,
Was born with roses in her eyes.
But then they buried her alive,
One evening, 1945."
Holland, 1945, Neutral Milk Hotel
Learnt an interesting thing today on this arabic course,
The original Arabic number system looked like this, the one we now use.
It was designed so each character had the corresponding number of angles to the number, so the number 1 has 1 angle, 2 has 2 angles, 3 has 3, 0 has none etc…
It is so obvious now, I’ve always assumed its one of those things that just is, with no logical explanation, but here it is, perfectly simple and satisfying
"I wanted love to conquer all. But love can’t conquer anything. It can’t do anything on its own. It relies on us to do the conquering on its behalf."
A, Every Day by David Levithan