Posts Tagged ‘quote’

Glenda Jackson on Thatcherism, “The Hour” and Abe Lincoln on money and corporations

Friday, April 12th, 2013

Glenda Jackson criticizing the legacy of Margaret Thatcher and Thatcherism in the UK House of Commons this week, during a debate on tributes to Thatcher. For those who don’t think now is the time for this statement, I would refer you to this Guardian article on death and etiquette.

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Boredom is the dream bird that hatches the egg of experience

Friday, May 18th, 2012

“If sleep is the apogee of physical relaxation, boredom is the apogee of mental relaxation. Boredom is the dream bird that hatches the egg of experience. A rustling in the leaves drives him away. His nesting places—the activities that are intimately associated with boredom—are already extinct in the cities and are declining in the country as well.

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Todd Selby on mess

Wednesday, July 21st, 2010

Canadian House and Home recently asked photographer Todd Selby about the aesthetic of his photography and blog:

Q: What’s with all the crazy collections and homes with a borderline messy aesthetic?

A: My look is very of the culture. It’s a backlash to that super modern, dot-com, end of the ’90s era.

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Ships at a distance have every man’s wish on board

Saturday, April 24th, 2010

Ships at a distance have every man’s wish on board. For some they come in with the tide. For others they sail forever on the horizon, never out of sight, never landing until the Watcher turns his eyes away in resignation, his dreams mocked to death by Time.

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Woodstock nostalgia

Saturday, August 15th, 2009

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Interior decorators, 60s nostalgia, and slang

Saturday, July 4th, 2009

 

 

From Nat Shapiro’s funny, grumpy quotation collection Whatever It Is, I’m Against It.

 

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