Sometimes I think if you didn’t have me, there wouldn’t be a single person in the world who understood you.
1. A Philosophical Murder
2. A Washerwoman Is Insulted
3. The Student’s Emotional Isolation Is Complete
4. The Estate Is Sold Off
6. An Argument That Is Mostly In French
7. It’s Very Cold Out And Love Does Not Exist Also
8. The Nihilist Buffs His Fingernails While Society Crumbles
9. There Is No God
10. 400 Pages Of A Single Aristocratic Family’s Slow, Alcoholic Decline
11. Is This A Dinner Party Or Is This Hell?
12. The Wedding Is Interrupted
13. Friendship Among The Political Prisoners
14. A Lackluster Duel
15. The Countess Attempts Suicide
16. Back From Siberia, Unexpectedly
17. A Fit of Impetuousness
18. Someone Middle-Class Does Something Awful
19. A Prostitute Listens To A Ninety-Page Philosophical Manifesto
20. I Advise You To Display More Emotional Control In The Future
21. The Manservant Dies Alone
22. Is This A Murder Mystery Or An Exploration Of The Nature Of Religious Faith? Turns Out, A Little Bit Of Both
23. The Mayor Tells A Self-Serving Lie
24. The Countess Finds Religion
25. New Political Waves of Liberalism, Radicalism, and Nihilism Wash Over Russia
26. The Time When We Might Have Found Happiness Together Has Passed
China reconfigured, Ah Xian
Werner Bischof - Caryatids, Acropolis, Athens, 1946
y’know the best part about being an avenger? having captain america around you all the time. he just — the guy brings out the absolute best in people. you want to be good when he’s around. you really do. ivan, look around you real quick. because right now? captain america ain’t here.
Make me choose between…
↳ Anonymous asked: Augustus or Julius Caesar?
"If I have played my part well, clap your hands, and dismiss me with applause from the stage."
It is one of the biggest errors in world history and here’s why:
- Although starting in the middle of summer with a few small battles, it eventually dragged on for almost six months into a brutal winter
- The Russians’ scorched earth policy surprised the French and made the French’s advances much more treacherous and costly
- Napoleon’s thirst for a full victory was impossible to satisfy because the Russians refused to engage in any prolonged battles, instead wisely choosing to use guerrilla tactics to decimate an already broken, famished, and sickened French Army
- Over 17,000 French troops lost their lives each month during the disastrous campaign