A book is made from a tree. It is an assemblage of flat, flexible parts (still called “leaves”) imprinted with dark pigmented squiggles. One glance at it and you hear the voice of another person, perhaps someone dead for thousands of years. Across the millennia, the author is speaking, clearly and silently, inside your head, directly to you. Writing is perhaps the greatest of human inventions, binding together people, citizens of distant epochs, who never knew one another. Books break the shackles of time ― proof that humans can work magic. Carl Sagan (via kushandwizdom)
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I got all A’s and was hated for it; I spoke correctly and was called a punk. Kareem Abdul-Jabba (via kushandwizdom)
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Nicki Minaj's NECESSARY Shade

yougivemelife:

Nicki did not shade Iggy because she’s “scared” or “worried about Iggy taking her spot.”

  1. Iggy has a #1 song. That is great. I will not take that accomplishment away from her, or even downplay it. However, Nicki Minaj has 2 #1 albums.
  2. Iggy sold 300k worldwide in 3-4 weeks. Nicki sold 375k in…
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