My Scribbles and Caffeine

Apr 22

rudeandgingersansa:

i will always marvel at humankind’s ingenuity. the fact that these beautiful pieces of art were made, oh god i’m getting emotional

(Source: passengersgazette, via thescholarandtheartist)

Apr 22

wallflowerbloom:

No matter what anybody tells you, words and ideas can change the world.

We don’t read and write poetry because it’s cute. We read and write poetry because we are members of the human race. And the human race is filled with passion. And medicine, law, business, engineering, these are noble pursuits and necessary to sustain life. But poetry, beauty, romance, love, these are what we stay alive for.

(Dead Poets Society, 1989)

(via commovente)

Apr 22

(Source: humbledthoughts, via frenchfryandanchors)

"I read because one life isn’t enough, and in the page of a book I can be anybody."

- R. Peck (via thegirlandherbooks)

(Source: bookmania, via thescholarandtheartist)

Apr 22
asfadedasmyjeans:

vertrauensie-dervalkyrja:

pwned.

Damn
Apr 22

asfadedasmyjeans:

vertrauensie-dervalkyrja:

pwned.

Damn

(via blue--green)

Apr 22

eatsleepdraw:

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(via eatsleepdraw)

kuklarusskaya:






These two were supposedly based on a real couple, who said they wouldn’t board a life boat as long as there were younger people still aboard the ship. They both went below deck, presumably to their room, and that’s the last time they were seen.

;________________;

Isador & Ida Straus
The couple had been married for 41 years at the time of the disaster. They raised six children together, and were almost inseparable. On the rare occasion that they were apart, they wrote each other every day. They even celebrated their birthdays on the same day, although they were well apart from one another. During the sinking, Titanic’s officers pleaded with the 63 year old Ida to board a lifeboat and escape the disaster, but she repeatedly refused to leave her husband. Instead, she placed her maid in a lifeboat, taking her fur coat off and handing it to the maid while saying, “I won’t need this anymore”. At one point, she was convinced to enter one of the last two lifeboats, but jumped out as her husband walked away to rejoin him.
When last seen by witnesses, they were standing on deck, holding each other in a tight embrace. Their funeral drew some 6,000 mourners at Carnegie Hall.
A monument to them still stands in a Bronx cemetery, its inscription reads: “Many waters cannot quench love, neither can the floods drown it.”

why wasn’t the movie about them

why wasn’t the movie about them


^Because Jewish love stories are only acceptable in movies when contextualized by a gentile (white) savior figure
Apr 22

kuklarusskaya:

These two were supposedly based on a real couple, who said they wouldn’t board a life boat as long as there were younger people still aboard the ship. They both went below deck, presumably to their room, and that’s the last time they were seen.

;________________;

Isador & Ida Straus

The couple had been married for 41 years at the time of the disaster. They raised six children together, and were almost inseparable. On the rare occasion that they were apart, they wrote each other every day. They even celebrated their birthdays on the same day, although they were well apart from one another. During the sinking, Titanic’s officers pleaded with the 63 year old Ida to board a lifeboat and escape the disaster, but she repeatedly refused to leave her husband. Instead, she placed her maid in a lifeboat, taking her fur coat off and handing it to the maid while saying, “I won’t need this anymore”. At one point, she was convinced to enter one of the last two lifeboats, but jumped out as her husband walked away to rejoin him.

When last seen by witnesses, they were standing on deck, holding each other in a tight embrace. Their funeral drew some 6,000 mourners at Carnegie Hall.

A monument to them still stands in a Bronx cemetery, its inscription reads: “Many waters cannot quench love, neither can the floods drown it.”

why wasn’t the movie about them

why wasn’t the movie about them

^Because Jewish love stories are only acceptable in movies when contextualized by a gentile (white) savior figure

(Source: beben-eleben, via fatbodypolitics)

Apr 22

awkwardsituationist:

by pairing skate lessons and boards with education initiatives, skateistan — a non profit organization that works with the support of local afghan communities — is using skateboarding as a tool of empowerment for more than four hundred afghan kids, many of whom live on the streets.  

more than 40 percent of skateistan’s students are female. though girls are banned from riding bikes in afghanistan, skateboarding is novel and remains permissible, and has now become the most popular sport for females in the country. 

photos from skateistan’s facebook and instagram (see also: skating in uganda)

(via quietontheinside)

"The only way that we can live, is if we grow. The only way that we can grow is if we change. The only way that we can change is if we learn. The only way we can learn is if we are exposed. And the only way that we can become exposed is if we throw ourselves out into the open. Do it. Throw yourself."

- C. JoyBell C. (via creatingaquietmind)

Apr 22

"When your mind is narrow, small things easily agitate you. Make your mind an ocean."

- Lama Yeshe (via creatingaquietmind)

(Source: thecalminside, via creatingaquietmind)

Apr 21

"Ask yourself what kind of person you want to be in the life that you will live today. Throughout the day, remind yourself that your life is happening right now."

- H.H. the Karmapa (via creatingaquietmind)

(Source: thecalminside, via creatingaquietmind)

Apr 21
gauzythreads:

goldenest:

rosettes:

A man feeding swans and ducks from a snowy river bank in Krakow

the contrast is insane

relevant to my interests
Apr 21

gauzythreads:

goldenest:

rosettes:

A man feeding swans and ducks from a snowy river bank in Krakow

the contrast is insane

relevant to my interests

(Source: v0tum, via paisleyrainbow)

Apr 21

impossiblegreed:

FMA Week: Day Four
The Ladies Queens
“That’s some woman you’ve got there”.

(via adventuresofcomicbookgirl)

Apr 21

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Apr 17

romerenightmare:

Darkened Cities By Thierry Cohen

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