It is difficult to be sat on all day, every day, by some other creature, without forming an opinion about them. On the other hand, it is perfectly possible to sit all day, every day, on top of another creature and not have the slightest thought about them whatsoever.
→ Douglas Adams, Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency (via bookscomefromtrees)
In the end, it was the Sunday afternoons he couldn’t cope with, and that terrible listlessness which starts to set in at about 2:55, when you know that you’ve had all the baths you can usefully have that day, that however hard you stare at any given paragraph in the papers you will never actually read it, or use the revolutionary new pruning technique it describes, and that as you stare at the clock the hands will move relentlessly on to four o’clock, and you will enter the long dark teatime of the soul.
→ Douglas Adams (via macurban)
Arthur Conan Doyle - quote
-horses: dangerous on both ends and crafty in the middle
"Especially when they find their way into bath tubs…"
Ford was humming something. It was just one note repeated at intervals. He was hoping that somebody would ask him what he was humming, but nobody did. If anybody had asked him he would have said he was humming the first line of a Noel Coward song called ‘Mad About the Boy’ over and over again. It would than have been pointed out to him that he was singing one note, to which he would have replied that for reasons that he hoped would be apparent, he was omitting the ‘about the boy’ bit. He was annoyed that nobody asked.
(Douglas Adams - Life, the Universe, and Everything)
It was, is and will always be you against the world.
But who is going to win?
- Wanderer above the sea of fog by C. D. Friedrich