We should not be comfortable or content in a society where the only way to remain free of surveillance and repression is if we make ourselves as unthreatning, passive, and compliant as possible.
Glenn Greenwald (via disciplesofmalcolm)
I opened my mouth, almost said something. Almost. The rest of my life might have turned out differently if I had. But I didn’t.
The Kite Runner (Khaled Hosseini)
I was always attracted not by some quantifiable, external beauty, but by something deep down, something absolute. Just as some people have a secret love for rainstorms, earthquakes, or blackouts, I liked that certain undefinable something.
Haruki Murakami, South of the Border, West of the Sun (via hellanne)