Only Dreamers Know

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— Ian McEwan (Sweet Tooth)

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Phrases and idioms that we still use, which were coined by William Shakespeare.

adventures-of-a-strange-mind:

Phrases and idioms that we still use, which were coined by William Shakespeare.

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z33zy:

I know some of you are going to roll your eyes or pass by this song and not even give it a thought. But this album, and this song in particular have been so helpful to me. This song makes me cry in the best way because it helps me forgive myself for my past, celebrate my recovery, and keep me motivated for my future and my progress.

I literally listen to it whenever I feel like I can’t be strong and make it past my bad days. I play it when I’m driving. I lay in my bed and close my eyes and just breathe, listening to it. I want to share this song with you, to all of you who are struggling with yourselves. I encourage you to keep on fighting. Fight with me. No matter what you’re going through, we can do it together.

"I could do better. I could feel better."

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The things I’ve already done? I want to do those with you too.

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Florence + The Machine - Cosmic Love (Acoustic Version)

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fastcompany:
Call Me Ishmael Is An Intimate, Multimedia Love Letter To Books
Leave a voicemail about a book you love and a story you’ve lived, the project asks.
It was a long flight, and one woman had brought Cutting For Stone by Abraham Verghese to occupy herself. When she got to the book’s saddest passage, she started sobbing. “I mean complete, shameless, snot flowing down my face sobbing,” she says. That’s when another woman sitting across the aisle from her handed her a tissue she had been holding in anticipation of this moment. “I read that book a few weeks ago, and I knew you were getting close,” she said.
This is one of many anonymous stories about books that has been told to Ishmael, of the site Call Me Ishmael, since it launched in June. The premise is simple: Anyone can call the site’s phone number and answer the prompt, “Leave a voicemail about a book you love and a story you’ve lived.”
Ishmael, who is voiced by TED-Ed director Logan Smalley, turns one of those voicemails each week into a video by sticking his iPhone to his typewriter with silly putty and running a transcription of the message through the roller to the speed of the audio. From a single prompt, the site has unleashed a wide range of stories.
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teachingliteracy:

fastcompany:

Call Me Ishmael Is An Intimate, Multimedia Love Letter To Books

Leave a voicemail about a book you love and a story you’ve lived, the project asks.

It was a long flight, and one woman had brought Cutting For Stone by Abraham Verghese to occupy herself. When she got to the book’s saddest passage, she started sobbing. “I mean complete, shameless, snot flowing down my face sobbing,” she says. That’s when another woman sitting across the aisle from her handed her a tissue she had been holding in anticipation of this moment. “I read that book a few weeks ago, and I knew you were getting close,” she said.

This is one of many anonymous stories about books that has been told to Ishmael, of the site Call Me Ishmael, since it launched in June. The premise is simple: Anyone can call the site’s phone number and answer the prompt, “Leave a voicemail about a book you love and a story you’ve lived.”

Ishmael, who is voiced by TED-Ed director Logan Smalley, turns one of those voicemails each week into a video by sticking his iPhone to his typewriter with silly putty and running a transcription of the message through the roller to the speed of the audio. From a single prompt, the site has unleashed a wide range of stories.

Read More>