sorry.

a place to put thoughts whether you care or not.

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And how hard is it to land even a minimum-wage job? This year, the Ivy League college admissions acceptance rate was 8.9%. Last year, when Walmart opened its first store in Washington, D.C., there were more than 23,000 applications for 600 jobs, which resulted in an acceptance rate of 2.6%, making the big box store about twice as selective as Harvard and five times as choosy as Cornell. Telling unemployed people to get off their couches (or out of the cars they live in or the shelters where they sleep) and get a job makes as much sense as telling them to go study at Harvard.

Zadie Smith: What It Means to Be Addicted to Reading

thefeministpress:

~Zadie Smith ponders her textual addiction at Oprah magazine

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Don’t you dare
Shrink yourself
For someone else’s comfort -
Do not become small
For people who refuse to grow.

m.v., Advice to my future daughter, #2. (via findingwordsforthoughts)

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danasbookcrush:
My #bookspiralstairs, tag created by @thebookishgirl  I really wouldn’t recommend climbing these stairs if I were you.

danasbookcrush:

My #bookspiralstairs, tag created by @thebookishgirl  I really wouldn’t recommend climbing these stairs if I were you.

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