If I Were A Great Lake

"You have come to the shore.

There are no instructions."

“With a bit of luck, his life was ruined forever. Always thinking that just behind some narrow door in all his favourite bars, men in red woolen shirts are getting incredible kicks from things he’ll never know.”

—   Hunter S. Thompson, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas  (via thealchemyofthewords)

The Pilot


Up in a dirty window in a dark room is a star
which an old man can see. He looks at it. He can
see it. It is the star of the room; an electrical
freckle that has fallen out of his head and gotten
stuck in the dirt on the window.

He thinks he can steer by that star. He thinks he
can use…


dilbert next billion years


dilbert next billion years



"So many of us choose our path out of fear disguised as practicality"

jim <3

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history-of-art: Man Ray - Silhouette, 1916. India ink, charcoal, and gouache on wood pulp board.


history-of-art: Man Ray Silhouette, 1916. India ink, charcoal, and gouache on wood pulp board.

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“Even in the breeze of this beginning hour we breathe farewell.”

—   Rainer Maria Rilke, Uncollected Poems (via requiemforthepast)

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“You were sick, but now you’re well, and there’s work to do.”


-Kilgore Trout

Kurt Vonnegut, Timequake

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“Kilgore Trout once wrote a short story which was a dialogue between two pieces of yeast. They were discussing the possible purposes of life as they ate sugar and suffocated in their own excrement. Because of their limited intelligence, they never came close to guessing that they were making champagne.”

—   Kurt Vonnegut, Breakfast of Champions (via theskyisalwaysup)

“I can’t tell if you’re serious or not,” said the driver.
“I won’t know myself until I find out whether life is serious or not,” said Trout. “It’s dangerous, I know, and it can hurt a lot. That doesn’t necessarily mean it’s serious, too.”

—   Kurt Vonnegut, Breakfast of Champions (via thepapercowboy)