Books! Best weapons in the world!

When I was a lad in 1906,
I joined a band of Bolsheviks.
I read the Manifesto
and Das Kapital,
and I even learnt to sing
the Internationale.

“So long as you can sweeten another’s pain, life is not in vain.”

—   Helen Keller (via pureblyss)

(via cucumberandcarrot)

“So many people talk about ‘fiction’ or ‘the writer’ as though you could generalize about them.”

tierradentro:

Moon Nymph" (details), 1883, Luis Ricardo Falero.

“Unnoticeable life. Noticeable failures.”

—   Franz Kafka (via derwolfsschanze)

(Source: jamais-etre-vue, via elkapunk)

“MACBETH : Stars, hide your fires;
Let not light see my black and deep desires.”

—   William Shakespeare, Macbeth, Act I Scene IV  (via petrichour)

(Source: seabois, via cucumberandcarrot)

adventuresonpaper:

let’s just stop time so i can read all my books without real life interfering 

(via the-onionknight)

I need to find more anarchists and Marxists to follow that won’t annoyingly whine and fight and act superior to each other like too many of the ones I’m currently following….

reflectingblue:

raakellars:

bansheeandahunter:

False rape accusations are an anomaly.

True rape accusations are a norm.

You’re, quite literally, more likely to be killed by a comet than falsely accused of rape.

Re-blog now, read later.

"Because 1 in 33 men will be raped in his lifetime, men are 82,000x more likely to be raped than falsely accused of rape. It seems many of us would do well to pay more attention to how rape culture affects us all than be paranoid about false accusers.”

(via spiderrebelnews)

nychnymph:

don’t romanticize basic rights 
it’s not attractive that a man is a feminist 
it’s not sexy that a man finally realizes the prejudice against women and how very oppressed women are 
it’s common sense

(Source: werenych, via departmentofgrizzly)

“I loved her against reason, against promise, against peace, against hope, against happiness, against all discouragement that could be.”

—   Charles Dickens, Great Expectations (via hqlines)

(via the-onionknight)

greuze:

Gustave Courbet, The Source (Detail), 1862

greuze:

Gustave Courbet, The Source (Detail), 1862

(Source: oh-myvalentino, via galaxypug)