5 Underreported Stories of 2011
joshsternberg: As we close the books on 2011, here, in totality, are five underreported stories (as put together by me) for Current.com: More troops commit suicide than die in combat Big business behind solar power Food prices trigger revolution U.S. military infiltrates social media Number of homeless children highest in American history
You were born an original. Don’t die a copy.– John Mason
The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubts,...– Charles Bukowski (via burnthazel)
Now hatred is by far the longest pleasure; men love in haste but they detest at...– George Gordon Byron
“Never marry a beautiful woman. Worship them if you must, go to bed with them if you can — by all means, everyone should have carnal knowledge of physical perfection at least once in their life — but when it comes to marriage, it’s a losing proposition. You will never stop feeling like a gatecrasher at your own party. Instead of feeling lucky, you will spend your life on...
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Don’t expect to get anything back, don’t expect recognition for your efforts,...– Paulo Coelho
…the thing about remembering is that you don’t forget.– The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien (via padudeeee)
That’s one of the worst things about living with brilliant people— they’re so...– The Mermaid Chair by Sue Monk Kidd
Write drunk; edit sober.– Ernest Hemingway (via chopa)
” ‘Please,’ she says. ‘Tell me what you’re thinking.’ It’s an absurd request. Our minds, unedited by guilt or shame, are selfish and unkind, and the majority of our thoughts, at any given time, are not for public consumption, because they would either be hurtful or else just make us look like the selfish and unkind bastards we are. We don’t share...