"Capitalism: a cold and dreary system which represents our fellow creatures as so many rivals and enemies which makes us believe that their happiness is incompatible with our own, which builds our wealth upon their poverty, which would persuade us to look on the world in the light of a besieged town where the death of our neighbors is hailed with secret satisfaction."
anonymous graffiti and definition found in london 1821 (via antidelusions)
This is from A Few Doubts as to the Correctness of Some Opinions Generally Entertained on the Subjects of Population and Political Economy by the memorably named Piercy Ravenstone.
(Source: dystopiance, via punkwarren)
"I think it’s very healthy to spend time alone. You need to know how to be alone and not be defined by another person."
— Oscar Wilde (via observando)