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Distance Must Be An Illusion

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“ I’m almost never serious, and I’m always too serious. Too deep, too shallow. Too sensitive, too cold-hearted. I’m like a collection of paradoxes. ”

—     Ferdinand de Saussure   (via wodley)

(Source: octobermoe, via i-am-the-rebel)

“ If I told you that a flower bloomed in a dark room, would you trust it? ”

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Kendrick Lamar

This line encapsulates the concept of a good kid in a bad city, and it cuts into one of the most moral questions in human existence: Can good come from evil? The best part about the line, as is true of the best poetry, is that it doesn’t answer the question it asks. For Kendrick’s immediate purposes, he’s the flower and the city is the dark room. The question is: Can you trust him?

(via neuksei)

(Source: navinkoke, via send-food-not-bullets)

“ You don’t test a gentle person the way that you don’t steep tea for too long. Submerge me and I will imbue, and what was sweet will be bitter. I will be strong on your tongue and unpleasant to the taste, and you’ll regret drowning me in your guile.

My gentleness is not for your taking. ”

—    n.t. (via aryasnark)

(via inxorable)

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