From Harvard to hobo, sit-ins to concert halls, Pete Seeger’s plan was simple: to lead a rallying cry at the front lines of justice, freedom, and peace, and to forge a new link in the chain, stronger than the last, for the next generation of folksingers. How best to begin this monumental task? Simply by teaching children to sing old folk songs.Old Crow Medicine Show’s Ketch Secor on Pete Seeger: http://nyr.kr/1cXKgVz (via newyorker)
Crying is all right in its way while it lasts. But you have to stop sooner or later, and then you still have to decide what to do.C.S. Lewis, The Silver Chair (via observando)
this is my favorite goofy pun ever, I have told it at least five times
I don’t care, fuck you
as you all know, saint patrick walked barefoot as an act of contrition, which made his feet rugged and blistered. he ate an ascetic’s diet, which made him weak and additionally gave him bad breath.
all of this made him
a super-calloused fragile mystic hexed by halitosis
oh my god
When someone is crying, of course, the noble thing to do is to comfort them. But if someone is trying to hide their tears, it may also be noble to pretend you do not notice them.Lemony Snicket (via meisquared)
Anyone who thinks Shakespeare is boring apparently missed the greatest stage direction ever written:
I want that to be the final line of my biography.
let’s not forget about this gem from macbeth
and, of course, from henry v
ah, the leeks.
Guys are we forgetting Titus Andronicus or
Macbeth’s ultimate sass is also fantastic