don’t say you’re a writer if you just write fanfiction for your entertainment. you’re only a writer if you kill a bear with a typewriter to appease the spirit of hemingway and slather yourself in ink in tribute to shakespeare, the one true over-penis of literature.

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"The idea of a house built so that people could become lost in it is perhaps more unusual than that of a man with a bull’s head, but both ideas go so well together and the image of the labyrinth fits with the image of the Minotaur. It is equally fitting that in the center of a monstrous house there be a monstrous inhabitant."

— "The Minotaur," *The Book of Imaginary Beings*, Jorge Luis Borges (via elucipher)

(Source: contextfreeborges, via elucipher)

"So, to show you the power of Green’s theorem, we will take this line integral, which is impossible by direct calculation, and it will be easy with Green’s theorem…oh, no, it’s still impossible. Let’s try a different one."

— Calculus professor. (via mathprofessorquotes)

"We wish to solve the differential equation, but there is this unsavory term here intruding. Essentially, we wish to kill this intruder to obtain a general solution."

— Linear algebra professor (via mathprofessorquotes)