"I want to be alone and I want people to notice me — both at the same time."
— Thom Yorke (via alocalsavage)
"He struggled with himself, too. I saw it — I heard it. I saw the inconceivable mystery of a soul that knew no restraint, no faith, and no fear, yet struggling blindly with itself."
— Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness (via pro-solitude)
"I was never aware of any other option but to question everything."
— Noam Chomsky (via stxxz)
"The ability of skinny old ladies to carry huge loads is phenomenal. Studies have shown that an ant can carry one hundred times it’s own weight, but there is no known limit to the lifting power of the average tiny eighty-year-old Spanish peasant grandmother."
— Terry Pratchett, Reaper Man (via emomarypoppins)
"A number of religions in Ankh-Morpork still practised human sacrifice, except that they didn’t really need to practice anymore because they had got so good at it. City law said that only condemned criminals should be used, but that was all right because in most of the religions refusing to volunteer for sacrifice was an offence punishable by death."
— Terry Pratchett, Guards! Guards! (via discworldquotes)