I think of my body as a side effect of my mind.– Carrie Fisher (via sufjanism)
Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor player That struts and frets his hour upon...– Macbeth, William Shakespeare (via deathisourbet)
I have nothing now but praise for my life. I’m not unhappy. I cry a lot because...– Maurice Sendak on Fresh Air in 2011. [all interviews with Sendak here] (via nprfreshair)
This book gives me more information about penguins than I care to have.– In 1944 a children’s book club sent a volume about penguins to a 10-year-old girl, enclosing a card seeking her opinion. She wrote, “This book gives me more information about penguins than I care to have.” American diplomat Hugh Gibson called it the finest piece of literary criticism he had ever...
I love you more than my own skin.– Frida Kahlo to Diego Rivera (via thechocolatebrigade)
How accidental our existences are, really, and how full of influence by...– Louis I. Kahn (via fratures)