Life's Pick n' Mix

“He allowed himself to think that in certain circumstances he would rob his bank but, as these circumstances never arose, his life rolled out evenly - an adventureless tale.”

—   James Joyce, ‘A Painful Case’ - Dubliners

“Now I understand that one of the important reasons for going to college and getting an education is to learn that the things you’ve believed in all your life aren’t true, and that nothing is what it appears to be.”

—   Daniel Keyes, Flowers for Algernon (via observando)
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The GQ Mad Men Drinking Game
Glenarm River at Dusk #NI #Ireland #Home #Evening

“Mothers are all slightly insane.”

—   J.D Salinger, ‘The Catcher in the Rye’
Picked a good day for a trek! #Northumberland #Hadrians #Wall #Blue #Sky

“My hour for tea is half-past five, and my buttered toast waits for nobody.”

—   'The Woman in White', Wilkie Collins
Just great!

“I’m not an extraordinary worker, I’m an extraordinary daydreamer. I exceed all my fantasies—even that of writing.”

—   Blaise Cendrars (via theparisreview)

Can relate to this, for sure.