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December 30 2013


Because fear kills everything. Your mind, your heart, your imagination.

— Cornelia Funke (via ikaythegod)

December 15 2013


Cherish us for our courage

Instead of our looks;

Look on us more as comrades,

And less as picture books.

— Ikey Bell, MFH on behalf of working hounds and dogs everywhere
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December 14 2013

Science is a way of talking about the universe in words that bind it to a common reality. Magic is a method of talking to the universe in words that it cannot ignore.
— Neil Gaiman, The Books of Magic
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December 11 2013

If anyone corrects you and says “You mean TWELFTH!” when you say “Matt Smith was the eleventh Doctor” then that person is being irritatingly pedantic and should be pitied, in a nice way and with a gentle friendly, not-patronising sort of love, because they will have long hard lives ahead of them.
— Neil Gaiman (via benedctsbafta)


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December 07 2013

I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.
— Nelson Mandela (via larmoyante)

November 25 2013

Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
— Ernest Hemingway (via eksodia)
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August 08 2013

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Fidel Best: You survived eighty-seven hurricanes?

DI Richard Poole: No! Nineteen eighty-seven, hm? The Storm of the Century? I tell you, the roof of my dad’s shed was torn off. Tomato pots and birdfeeders strewn across the lawn. Utter carnage.

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July 28 2013

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Thank god I'm an atheist.
- Luis Buñel
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July 20 2013

The American upper middle-class citizen is a composite of negatives. He is largely delineated by what he is not.
— William S. Burroughs, Junky (via greatestwords)
How I hate those who are dedicated to producing conformity.
— William S. Burroughs (via the-worst-gatsby)

July 18 2013


July 16 2013


For most of the human race, pretty much all of the lifespan of the human race, information was currency. Information was like gold. It was rare, it was hard to find, it was expensive. You could get your information, but you had to know where to go, you had to know what you were looking at, you had to know how to find your information. It was hard. And librarians were the key players in the battle for information, because they could go and get and bring back this golden nugget for you, the thing that you needed.

Over the last decade, which is less than a blink of an eye in the history of the human race, it’s all changed. And we’ve gone from a world in which there is too little information, in which information is scarce, to a world in which there is too much information, and most of it is untrue or irrelevant. You know, the world of the Internet is the world of information that is not actually so. It’s a world of information that just isn’t actually true, or if it is true, it’s not what you needed, or it doesn’t actually apply like that, or whatever. And you suddenly move into a world in which librarians fulfill this completely different function.

We’ve gone from looking at a desert, in which a librarian had to walk into the desert for you and come back with a lump of gold, to a forest, to this huge jungle in which what you want is one apple. And at that point, the librarian can walk into the jungle and come back with the apple. So I think from that point of view, the time of librarians, and the time of libraries—they definitely haven’t gone anywhere.

[Neil Gaiman talks about his love of libraries.] (via watchhowisoar)

And I stand by every word of it.

(via neil-gaiman)
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July 09 2013


July 08 2013

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This quotation lived on the back of my leather for years…

via William S. Burroughs Quotations

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