"Diapers and politicians should be changed often, both for the same reason."
— by unknown via ikilledjackjohnson
"We read not only because we cannot know enough people, but because friendship is so vulnerable, so likely to diminish or disappear, overcome by space, time, imperfect sympathies, and all the sorrows of familial and passional life."
— Harold Bloom via septembersoy
(Source: theshoggoth, via teachingliteracy)