Ōdī et amō. Quāre id faciam fortasse requīris. Nesciō, sed fierī sentiō et excrucior.

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“There are gentle souls who would pronounce Lolita meaningless because it does not teach them anything. I am neither a reader nor a writer of didactic fiction…For me a work of fiction exists only insofar as it affords me what I shall bluntly call aesthetic bliss, that is a sense of being somehow, somewhere, connected with other states of being where art (curiosity, tenderness, kindness, ecstasy) is the norm.” — Vladimir Nabokov

 

Nighttime is a really long time when you start smoking in the afternoon.

insomniaticmusings:

This is the chess scene from “The Wire”. I think this is maybe the best single scene (at least in terms on not being a huge moment) from any television show I have seen.

"This the queen. She’s smart, she’s fierce. She move any way she want, as far as she want. And she, is the go get shit done piece."

The fuckin best.