"And then I knew I was one of Life’s fools,
Whom only death would treat as the equal
Of other men, making me feel like a man."
— Edgar Lee Masters, ”56. Homer Clapp,” Spoon River Anthology
"Everywhere these days more and more people knock their heads against the fact that the future of our planet and what it will offer or deny to its inhabitants, is being decided by boards of men who control more money than all the governments in the world, who never stand for election, and whose sole criterion for every decision they take is whether or not it increases or is prone to increase Profit."
— John Berger
"There’s always another chance. That’s the good thing about baseball. We go out there and play every day. It’s a long season."
— Nick Markakis (via mightyflynn)
Long live Markakis!