The worker is likewise entitled to a wage that is determined in accordance with...– Pope John XXIII Pacem in Terris (via thelitany)
The Archdiocese of Boston joins all people of good will in expressing deep...– Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley, O.F.M. Cap., Archbishop of Boston (via thelitany)
Literary Lust: Virginia Woolf on Fyodor Dostoevsky →
booklover: literarylust: The novels of Dostoevsky are seething whirlpools, gyrating sandstorms, waterspouts which hiss and boil and suck us in. They are composed purely and wholly of the stuff of the soul. Against our wills we are drawn in, whirled round, blinded, suffocated, and at the same time filled with a giddy rapture. Out of Shakespeare there is no more exciting reading. We open the...
One of my idols passed away today: Roger Ebert
A man that was of course known for changing the way we watch film in the world but a man who wrote the most honest blog on the internet. Take the time to peruse through some of the gems on his blog. Many will move you to tears. http://blogs.suntimes.com/ebert/
If I see another Harlem Shake post, I'm gonna...
Ang Lee and a Dream (from whatshihsaid.com)
Following Ang Lee’s second Best Directing win at the Academy Awards last night, this beautiful essay resurfaced. Here is my translation of Ang Lee’s words, written in 2006 (post-Oscar win). Please credit the translation to Irene Shih (and to this blog), thank you! In 1978, as I applied to study film at the University of Illinois, my father vehemently objected. He quoted me a statistic: ‘Every...
Most Tarantino-isms aren’t printable in a family blog, but there is one phrase...– Melena Ryzik, NYT’s Live Coverage of the Oscars blog (via skylovestoeat) This was in the “Inglorious Basterds” behind-the-scenes feature
No amount of fire or freshness can challenge what a man will store up in his...– F. Scott Fitzgerald (The Great Gatsby)