I thought how unpleasant it is to be locked out; and I thought how it is worse,...– Virginia Woolf
You are a little soul carrying around a corpse.– Epictetus
Love one another and you will be happy. It’s as simple and as difficult as that.– Michael Leunig
Well-behaved women rarely make history.– Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
The union of the mathematician with the poet, fervor with measure, passion with...– William James
A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become...– Ingrid Bergman
Everybody needs a hug. It changes your metabolism.– Leo Buscaglia
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.– Winnie-The-Pooh, A.A. Milne
What is your favorite building/place? St. Francis’ Basilica in Assisi. I’m not a religious person at all, but the idea that there is [a] God never seemed as possible possible as it did then. I think I might have been spiritual for about an hour or so. It was beautiful. formspring, anyone?
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Armpit detective: Researchers at Monell Chemical Senses Center in Philadelphia and at Florida International University study human odors, mainly from the underarm, to try to “isolate the compounds that give us our unique aroma.” Feces piper: Some hospitals perform controversial “fecal transplants,” which involve feeding fecal matter through a tube from a healthy person into a person...
The truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it.– Flannery O’Connor
The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.– Andy Warhol
Eternal return (also known as “eternal recurrence”) is a concept which posits that the universe has been recurring, and will continue to recur in a self-similar form an infinite number of times. The concept initially inherent in Indian philosophy was later found in ancient Egypt and was subsequently taken up by the Pythagoreans and Stoics. With the decline of antiquity and the spread...