Mongol passport (paizi), Yuan dynasty (1271–1368), 13th century
There is a time for departure even when there’s no certain place to go.
Most humans are never fully present in the now, because unconsciously they believe that the next moment must be more important than this one. But then you miss your whole life, which is never not now.
But I don’t want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.
Are you scared? Or are you not ready? There is a difference.
Al Hirschfeld - The Beatles “Abbey Road”
Saturdays are for adventure; Sundays are for cuddling
Where are Jane Austen, Borges, and Heidegger now? The first in a week-long series of illustrations by Jason Novak, captioned by Eric Jarosinski.
“People often ask me why I chose to narrate a novel from the point of view of an intersex person, and my answer is, every novel should be narrated by an intersex person. The job of the novelist is to inhabit both male and female characters, so in a sense every novelist should possess a hermaphroditic imagination.” —Jeffrey Eugenides
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