“A man’s ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties; no religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.”—A. Einstein (via walksinbeauty)
C, Eb, and G walk into a bar. the bartender says: “sorry, but we don’t serve minors.” so, Eb leaves, and C and G have an open fifth between them. after a few drinks, the fifth is diminished and G is out flat. then F comes in and tries to augment the situation, but is not sharp enough.
“I would love to believe that when I die I will live again, that some thinking, feeling, remembering part of me will continue. But as much as I want to believe that, and despite the ancient and worldwide cultural traditions that assert an afterlife, I know of nothing to suggest that it is more than wishful thinking.”—Billions and Billions, Carl Sagan (via fuckyeahliteraryquotes) (via walksinbeauty)