This book gives me more information about penguins than I care to have.
In 1944 a children’s book club sent a volume about penguins to a 10-year-old girl, enclosing a card seeking her opinion.
She wrote, “This book gives me more information about penguins than I care to have.”
American diplomat Hugh Gibson called it the finest piece of literary criticism he had ever read.
I, too, remember the feeling. You are caught between all that was and all that must be. You feel lost.
— Haruki Murakami, Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of The World (via thatkindofwoman)
The greatest risk to man is not that he aims too high and misses, but that he aims too low and hits.
— Michelangelo (via onsomething)