I go down to the shore in the morning
and depending on the hour the waves
are rolling in or moving out,
and I say, oh, I am miserable,
what should I do? And the sea says
in its lovely voice:
Excuse me, I have work to do.
—Mary Oliver, from the book A Thousand Mornings (via fishingboatproceeds)
A gentleman is simply a patient wolf.
—Lana Turner (via cestmoinessa)
Quite possibly the best history photograph I’ve ever come across.