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God made everything out of nothing. But the nothingness shows through.”


Paul Valéry: Conciousness & Nature

Picked this up today at a used book store. You never know what you’ll find in that little store: the history section is particularly impressive. None of it is cataloged in alphabetical order so you have to dig. 252 more words


O wise one

“In orals , when you don’t know what to say, just start quotin’.”


Prof: C’est quoi, la signifiance des derniers lignes de “Liens” par Apollinaire?

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Marisa Lessons

Flight or fight

I guess it had to happen sooner or later: if Miyazaki’s word is to be trusted on this, The Wind Rises is the director’s final film. 844 more words


A Miracle on Alameda Street....


“The universe is full of magical things, patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.”

~~ Eden Phillpotts ~~

Simen Johan ~ National Geographic ~ Peacocks… 1,138 more words

Daily Pearls Of Virtual Wisdom

Dream Worlds

‘All our language is composed of brief little dreams; and the wonderful thing is that we sometimes make of them strangely accurate and marvelously reasonable thoughts. 133 more words

Second Life

"The wind is rising! ...We must try to live!"

A quote from “Le Cimetière Marin,” by Paul Valéry, often mentioned in legendary Japanese filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki’s The Wind Rises, a masterfully made animated film.