It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
P. G. Wodehouse, The Man Upstairs

It has been the great fault of our politicians that they have all wanted to do something.
Anthony Trollope, Phineas Finn

Knstrct: Libraries, ah!

  1. Stockholm Public Library | Olivier Charles (Concept)
  2. Stuttgart City Library| Yi Architects
  3. Selexyz Dominicanen |In Maastricht
  4. The Law Library of Munich

(via thegirlandherbooks)

Ignorance gives one a large range of probabilities.
George Eliot, Daniel Deronda

There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition, and of unspeakable love.
Washington Irving  (via amandaonwriting)

The Hobbit comes out this week!

“We are plain quiet folk and have no use for adventures. Nasty disturbing uncomfortable things! Make you late for dinner! I can’t think what anybody sees in them.”

(via a-tolkien-for-your-thoughts-dea)