“I tore myself away from the safe comfort of certainties through my love for truth — and truth rewarded me.”
— Simone de Beauvoir, All Said and Done 

(via thatkindofwoman)

nemfrog:

The moon’s influence on earth’s tides. Wonderland of Science. 1930s. Scanned from Nemfrog’s collection.

nemfrog:

The moon’s influence on earth’s tides. Wonderland of Science. 1930s. Scanned from Nemfrog’s collection.

(via scientificillustration)

“Knowing how to be solitary is central to the art of loving. When we can be alone, we can be with others without using them as an escape.”
— bell hooks, All About Love: New Visions

(via bailedelagrimas)

“All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us.”
— J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

haiku 13 

Grief is the hammer
Carving a seat in your heart
So brilliance can sit.

— by  k. jaffe (etymolgy, entomology, haiku,)