that which crosses my mind

The trouble with the term “magic realism,” el realismo mágico, is that when people say or hear it they are really hearing or saying only half of it, “magic,” without paying attention to the other half, “realism.” But if magic realism were just magic, it wouldn’t matter. It would be mere whimsy — writing in which, because anything can happen, nothing has effect. It’s because the magic in magic realism has deep roots in the real, because it grows out of the real and illuminates it in beautiful and unexpected ways, that it works.

Rushdie on Márquez, NYT (via mattfractionblog) Via i've got a sunset in my veins

I have no thought at all about my own reward
I really didn’t come here of my own accord

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Via Don't involve me in this

Jaime wondered what Ser Arthur Dayne would have to say of this lot. “How is it that the Kingsguard has fallen so low,” most like. “It was my doing,” I would have to answer. “I opened the door, and did nothing when the vermin began to crawl inside.”

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Via being bad feels pretty good, huh?

Many years later, as he faced the firing squad, Colonel Aureliano Buendia was to remember that distant afternoon when his father took him to discover ice.

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If you repeatedly criticize someone for liking something you don’t, they won’t stop liking it. They’ll stop liking you.

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Via Never quit, never lie, never apologize

"Did he just throw my cat out the window?" (The Grand Budapest Hotel) [x]



Samoyed Dog Appreciation Post!

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Adorable The Hound and Arya Art Inspired from Calvin Hobbes Cartoon
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