I think a lot, but I don’t say much.– Anne Frank
He wanted to be where no one would know who he was. He wanted to escape from...– The Picture of Dorian Gray, Oscar Wilde
Bizarre Victorian Fact of the day...
Up until the late 19th century barbers also acted as back-street surgeons. People with little money who were in need of treatment would go to the barber who would perform operations including tooth extraction and amputations. The symbol of the red and white striped pole which marks a barber shop is a reference to this forgotten aspect of their trade - it represents a bone wrapped in blood-soaked...
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The world needs fantasy, not reality. We have enough reality today.– Alexander McQueen
I automatically assume people won’t like me, so I don’t talk to them unless they...– Stephanie Kuehnert
Same-sex marriage is legal in Maryland now :)
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And even if somebody else has it much worse, that doesn’t really change the fact...– The Perks of Being A Wallflower
They’ve promised us that dreams come true - but forgot that nightmares are...– Oscar Wilde