La Geekette

If Lilith was a fan of Books and Fictions.

What is the feeling when you’re driving away from people and they recede on the plain till you see their specks dispersing? - it’s the too-huge world vaulting us, and it’s good-by. But we lean forward to the next crazy venture beneath the skies.

—On The Road, Jack Kerouac (via thatkindofwoman)

(Source: worn-in-perfection, via thatkindofwoman)

If parallel lines do not meet it is not because meet they cannot, but because they have other things to do.

Vladimir Nabokov, on Nikolai Gogol’s “four-dimensional” prose.

Quoted in Chloe Aridjis, “Ideal Syllabus”, Frieze, No. 156, 2013. 
Also found in Gavriel Shapiro (Ed.), Nabokov at Cornell, 2003.


via Frieze Magazine and Google Books

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Those who do nothing are inviting shame, as well as violence. Those who act boldly are recognizing right, as well as reality..— John F. Kennedy