Waterfalls at Plitvicka Jezera National Park Photo © copyright by Jack Brauer.
We never realized we needed the ability to do anything more than just flush our toilet. Apparently we were wrong — there are tons of different things we need our toilet to do and frankly, we’re a little angry at our pathetic little toilet for not performing like others can perform.
Everything he saw became a symbol of his own existence, from a rabbit caught in headlights to raindrops racing down a window-pane. Perhaps it was a sign that he was going to be poet or a philosopher: the kind of person who, when he stood on the sea-shore, didn’t see waves breaking on a beach, but saw the surge of human will or the rhythms of copulation, who didn’t hear the sound of the tide but heard the eroding roar of time and the last mourning sigh of humanity fizzing into nothingness. But perhaps it was a sign, he also thought, that he was turning into a pretentious wanker.— The Liar by Stephen Fry
No bullshit. But I never leave the house without a mix for anything: Falling in love. Witnessing a death. Disappointment. Impatience. Traffic. I carry a mix for any human condition. Anything really good or bad that happens to me, and my way to not overreact—like, to distance my emotions— is to locate the exact perfect soundtrack for that moment.— Rant by Chuck Palahniuk