Tao te Ching 19
slamerz: Throw away holiness and wisdom, and people will be a hundred times happier. Throw away morality and justice, and people will do the right thing. Throw away industry and profit, and there won’t be any thieves. If these three aren’t enough, just stay at the center of the circle and let all things take their course.
I can’t wait to see what becomes of me the ease with which I sleep...
He knew that this happy crowd was unaware of something that one can read in...– Albert Camus, The Plague (last sentence) (via dqpw)
ingridrichter: A short oblique stroke between two alterative words, as Dear Sir/Madam. Misunderstood, Misused, & Mispronounced Words by Laurance Urdang, 1972.
Lit Bits: American suffering →
litbits: “For a long time I have sought the justification for Henry [Miller’s] angers, hostilities and revenges. I believed it was a reaction to unusual suffering. So many American writers show this bitterness and hatred. “But when I compare their lives and suffering with the lives of European writers…