Category: words

“The truth will set you free. But not until it is finished with you.”

“The truth will set you free. But not until it is finished with you.”

David Foster Wallace, Infinite Jest

“The truth will set you free. But not until it is finished with you.”

“The truth will set you free. But not until it is finished with you.”

David Foster Wallace, Infinite Jest

“A mind is like a parachute. It doesn’t work if it is not open.”

“A mind is like a parachute. It doesn’t work if it is not open.”

Frank Zappa


“A mind is like a parachute. It doesn’t work if it is not open.”

“A mind is like a parachute. It doesn’t work if it is not open.”

Frank Zappa


“We all want to help one another. Human beings are like that. We want to live by each other’s…”

“We all want to help one another. Human beings are like that. We want to live by each other’s happiness, not by each other’s misery.”

The Great Dictator (1940), Dir. Charlie Chaplin


“We all want to help one another. Human beings are like that. We want to live by each other’s…”

“We all want to help one another. Human beings are like that. We want to live by each other’s happiness, not by each other’s misery.”

The Great Dictator (1940), Dir. Charlie Chaplin


“Reading is like thinking, like praying, like talking to a friend, like expressing your ideas, like…”

“Reading is like thinking, like praying, like talking to a friend, like expressing your ideas, like listening to other people’s ideas, like listening to music, like looking at the view, like taking a walk on the beach.”

Roberto Bolaño, 2666

“Reading is like thinking, like praying, like talking to a friend, like expressing your ideas, like…”

“Reading is like thinking, like praying, like talking to a friend, like expressing your ideas, like listening to other people’s ideas, like listening to music, like looking at the view, like taking a walk on the beach.”

Roberto Bolaño, 2666

“If most of us are ashamed of shabby clothes and shoddy furniture, let us be more ashamed of shabby…”

“If most of us are ashamed of shabby clothes and shoddy furniture, let us be more ashamed of shabby ideas and shoddy philosophies.”

Albert Einstein 

“What an astonishing thing a book is. Across the millennia, an author is speaking clearly and…”

“What an astonishing thing a book is. Across the millennia, an author is speaking clearly and silently inside your head, directly to you. Writing is perhaps the greatest of human inventions, binding together people who never knew each other, citizens of distant epochs. Books break the shackles of time.”

Carl Sagan