"I am the machine that reveals the world to you as only I alone am able to see it."

"Desires make slaves out of kings and patience makes kings out of slaves."

Imam Ghazali
United Aircraft Corporation, circa 1945
A health worker disinfects a corpse in an Ebola isolation ward in Monrovia, Libera.
Man of Steel by Mondo
By Mondo

"The demand for certainty is one which is natural to man, but is nevertheless an intellectual vice. So long as men are not trained to withhold judgment in the absence of evidence, they will be led astray by cocksure prophets, and it is likely that their leaders will be either ignorant fanatics or dishonest charlatans. To endure uncertainty is difficult, but so are most of the other virtues."

Bertrand Russell, Unpopular Essays (via whyallcaps)
By Mondo

"Don’t live the same year 75 times and call it a life."

Robin Sharma
To the Wonder, 2012
Starred Up, 2013
Starred Up, 2013
"He’s being pounded in the face and he’s laughing and loving it. There’s nothing you can do. As he tells Batman, ‘You have nothing to do with all of your strength.’
There’s this sort of impotence of the strong and the armored and the very muscular Batman; he’s very powerful, but there’s no useful way for this power to be exercised in this scene. He has to confront that.”
-Christopher Nolan on the interrogation scene in The Dark Knight, interview by the Hero Complex
Frank Sinatra performing in Monte Carlo photographed by Herman Leonard, 1953