And all at once a thousand crashing waves fell ‘pon him.
True genius without heart is a thing of nought - for not great understanding alone, not intelligence alone, nor both together, make genius. Love! Love! Love! that is the soul of genius.
—Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin, entry in Mozart’s souvenir album (1787-04-11) from Mozart: A Life by Maynard Solomo (via arpeggia)
Society as a kid: Be whatever you want! Follow your dreams! Nothing is impossible! The sky is the limit!
Society as you get older: That’s not realistic. You’ll never make money that way. Not in this economy. Good luck being homeless.
In health class we were given sheets of paper and told to write a message we would want someone of the opposite sex to know
She read some examples
The girls were like: “Hey can you please not treat me like shit”
The boys were like: “Spray tans look ugly I hate when girls wear too much makeup and don’t lead me on.”
WAIT HOLD THE FUCK UP
IS ‘MRS’ JUST MR’S
LIKE BELONGING TO MR
Mr comes from the French monsieur, which I think literally translates as ‘my lord’ and basically just means master, and Mrs comes from maistre which is the feminine form of master, so actually—for once—no.
This was an extremely relevant comment and I thank you for educating me :D
Also, I imagine that ma’am is just a shortening of madame.