Every day we slaughter our finest impulses. That is why we get a heartache when...– Henry Miller, Sexus (via liquidnight)
If I sleep with someone, I at least have the right to wear her clothes.– Keith Richards (via degaussers)
He is not poor, for he does not want riches.– Thoreau (via fuckyeahthoreau)
It`s better not to know so much about what things mean or how they might be...– David Lynch (via stuckinhyperspace)
Bidouillabilité nom féminin, traduction du terme anglais Hackability. Capacité –...– “Bidouillabilité : une définition” par Tristan Nitot sur Standblog (October 1st, 2009)
There will be plenty of room in this world, if every man will mind his own...– Thoreau (via fuckyeahthoreau)
Most linguistics departments have an introduction-to-language course in which...– Geoffrey K. Pullum, “The Great Eskimo Vocabulary Hoax” (1989), in PDF. (via ayjay)
But the secret to Google’s success was actually not PageRank, although it makes...– Google already knows its search sucks (and is working to fix it) | VentureBeat (via pegobry)
Be conservative in what you send; be liberal in what you accept.– Postel’s Law. (via thinkdrastic)
Our imagination flies — we are its shadow on the earth.– Vladimir Nabokov (via liquidnight)
Quotations from politicians have been getting shorter for more than a century....– The incredible shrinking sound bite - The Boston Globe (via ayjay)
Dear sir or madam,– “Across the Internet the use of ‘dear’ is going the way of sealing wax,” according to the Wall Street Journal. “Email has come to be viewed as informal even when used as formal communication, leaving some etiquette experts appalled at the ways professional strangers address one another.” (via...
bestofwikipedia: Islomania is a craze for or a strong attraction to islands. The condition was first identified by British writer Lawrence Durrell in his book Reflections on a Marine Venus (1953). In a letter to a friend Durrell wrote: “Islomania is a rare affliction of spirit. There are people who find islands somehow irresistible. The mere knowledge that they are in a little world surrounded...
Jean-Baptiste Soufron: The criminalization of... →
Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every New Year...– Benjamin Franklin (via theimpossiblecool)