She was intelligent, but her real intelligence belonged to a rare kind; one that would certainly pass undetected in any of our modern tests of faculty. It was not in the least analytical or problem solving, and it is no doubt symptomatic that the one subject that had cost her agonies to master was mathematics. It was a rather an uncanny ability to classify other people’s worth: to understand them, in the fullest sense of that word.
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Sometimes I remind myself that I almost skipped the party, that I almost went to a different college, that the whim of a minute could have changed everything and everyone. Our lives, so settled, so specific, are built on happenstance.
Anna Quindlen, Every Last One (via adrienbloody)
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Okay so the Colbert Report posted a link to the Ellen Page interview, right
And I was already happy it was a fan favorite. But THE COMMENTS
IT’S JUST TOO GREAT
ADAM AND EVE NOT ADAM AND MAPLE LEAF
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