The ironic frame functions as a shield against criticism. The same goes for...– How to Live Without Irony – absolutely fantastic NYT op-ed by Princeton’s Christy Wampole. Contrast ironic living with Joan Didion’s timeless meditation on what character means, then counter it with some advice on how to live a sincere life of purpose. (via explore-blog)
When I think about all the engagements that are...
When my friend tells me I got a little out of...
It’s like when you’re excited about a girl and you see a couple holding hands,...– Stephen Chbosky (The Perks of Being a Wallflower)
I'm an excellent speller, except when it comes to...
THIS GIF EMBODIES THE FIRST 11 YEARS OF MY LIFE
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Allow yourself to be uncertain, but don’t let your uncertainty turn to despair....– A letter from Dean Young to his aspiring-writer nephew, adding to our running archive of timeless advice on writing. (via explore-blog)
Now, 75 years later in an abundant society where people have laptops, cell...– Harper Lee (Letters of Note)