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Sometimes college seemed merely an endless exhausting string of appointments.


Sylvia Brownrigg

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If only we could see the endless string of consequences that result from our smallest actions.
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People are cruel, and they will do anything.
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I was busy falling in love at first sight. So I had to stare. That's what you do when you're falling...
SYLVIA BROWNRIGG
I plan to learn enough to read you like a book.
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The endless definitions for feminism are exhausting. It's this, it isn't this, it's only...
CAZZIE DAVID
There seemed to be endless obstacles... it seemed that the root cause of them all was fear.
JOANNA FIELD
Sometimes not talking is effortless, and other times it’s more exhausting than lifting pianos.
STEVE TOLTZ
Each time I went to see the investigating officer he would tell me to return after a week or a month...
FANIE MALULEKE
It is awfully exhausting and devastating. This is sport and sometimes it simply does not work.
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If only we could see the endless string of consequences that result from our smallest actions. But w...
JOHN GREEN
The moment seemed endless, but it was probably only half that.
STEVE TOLTZ
It can perhaps seem that this area is plagued by an endless string of crises and that it's impossibl...
KJELL MAGNE BONDEVIK
Appointments chair is a position with an unreasonably disproportionate amount of power.
ETHAN UCKER
Sometimes the hand pulls the puppet, sometimes the puppet pulls the hand, but the string runs both w...
DANIEL ABRAHAM
It's been an exhausting series of events to get to this point.
PAUL MANN
...the endless repetition of an ordinary miracle.
ORHAN PAMUK
Here’s to all the places we went. And all the places we’ll go. And here’s me, whispering again...
JOHN GREEN
I'm not interested in dating a girl I'm not gonna marry
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I miss sometimes the buzz of America. A sense that anything can change at the drop of a hat. In a wa...
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The future will erase everything--there's no level of fame or genius that allows you to transcend ob...
JOHN GREEN
Sylvia Day's writing is stunningly sensual.
JACI BURTON
Gratitude is an endless praise.
LAILAH GIFTY AKITA
The Constitution of the United States was made not merely for the generation that then existed, but ...
HENRY CLAY
The Constitution of the United States was made not merely for the generation that then existed, but ...
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People with lots of doubts sometimes find life more oppressive and exhausting than others, but they&...
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She's a package of dynamite, an endless worker.
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We are surrounded by the absurd excess of the universe. By meaningless bulk, vastness without size, ...
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The point of an election is to evaluate someone's performance — my performance as appointments chai...
ETHAN UCKER
Life is an endless process of self-discovery.
JAMES GARDNER
Disappointment is an endless wellspring of comedy inspiration.
MARTIN FREEMAN
My world falls apart, crumbles, “The centre cannot hold.” There is no integrating force, only th...
SYLVIA PLATH
Here I am, a bundle of past recollections and future dreams, knotted up in a reasonably attractive b...
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Popularity is exhausting. The life of the party almost always winds up in a corner with an overcoat ...
WILSON MIZNER
The power of heart is much stronger than the power of mind to empower our life.
ANUJ SOMANY
Waiting's exhausting.
TOBA BETA
String theory is an attempt at a deeper description of nature by thinking of an elementary particle ...
EDWARD WITTEN
The bottom string is tuned to an open G.
JULES SHEAR
The divinity within is an endless strength.
LAILAH GIFTY AKITA
Language. The process of sharing with words seemed such a futile exercise sometimes.
GUY GAVRIEL KAY
DisAppointments are often His Appointments.
UNKNOWN
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DAVE BARRY
A painting means as much to you as a string of pearls to an ape.
PAUL SCOFIELD
I think string instruments in general were something I felt an affinity for. I liked the bass. I was...
DAVE HOLLAND
An anxious heart is like a string that's out of tune.
NAGUIB MAHFOUZ
Cheating death was exhausting.
MELISSA LANDERS
For the next nine months, Sylvia would report on campus trends, politics, tastes, style. It was an h...
ELIZABETH WINDER
History is an endless repetition of the wrong way of living.
LAWRENCE DURRELL
Eternity is said not to be an extension of time but an absence of time, and sometimes it seemed to m...
GRAHAM GREENE
Endless effort, endless humility, endless modesty.
RAIN
The added responsibility of those daily things can be exhausting.
BECKY REICHELT
I sometimes seem to myself to wander around the world merely accumulating material for future nostal...
VIKRAM SETH
Life is an endless search for one's self.
MARLON MOLINA
Originality is merely an illusion
M.C. ESCHER
In an endless silence even screams sound silent.
DEJAN STOJANOVIC
Anything short of excellence is merely an excuse.
FAISAL KHOSA
The night that seemed endless hours before is now slipping through your fingers, ticking by as it fa...
ERIN MORGENSTERN
Sylvia quotes Dick as telling her: "I am afraid the demands of wifehood and motherhood would preoccu...
ELIZABETH WINDER
It takes an endless amount of history to make even a little tradition.
HENRY JAMES
A food that would actually explode was an endless source of fascination.
WENDY BOERSEMA
I discovered there was an endless source of robust enjoyment in trifling with psychiatrists.
VLADIMIR NABOKOV
Networking is pure spring water from which an endless flow of people bubble up.
LILY CHATTERJEE
Conversation is an exercise of the mind; gossip is merely an exercise of the tongue.
UNKNOWN
Conversation is an exercise of the mind; gossip is merely an exercise of the tongue.
SOURCE UNKNOWN
South by Southwest, the optimism of an endless horizon and blue skies ahead.
MICHAEL KORS
South by Southwest, the optimism of an endless horizon and blue skies ahead.
MICHAEL KORS
You wait for a gem in an endless sea of blah.
LAWRENCE GROSSMAN
Our ability to measure and apportion time affords an almost endless source of comfort.
RICHARD YATES
I think Mustique is Duchampian - it will always provide an endless source of delight.
DAVID BOWIE
Conversation is an exercise of the mind; gossip is merely an exercise of the tongue.
DOROTHY NEVILL
Conversation is an exercise of the mind; gossip is merely an exercise of the tongue.
A visual experience is vitalizing. Whereas to write great poetry, to draw continuously on one's inne...
KENNETH CLARK
He seemed to be unrepentant, and there was no remorse or even sometimes there was a hint of defiance...
ADNAN PACHACHI
In the appointments to the great offices of the government, my aim has been to combine geographical ...
GEORGE WASHINGTON
In college, my friend Melanie and I used to have weekly Jimmy Stewart viewings, and 'Harvey'...
RICH SOMMER
Washington is an endless series of mock palaces clearly built for clerks.
ADA LOUISE HUXTABLE
Without forgiveness life is governed by... an endless cycle of resentment and retaliation.
ROBERTO ASSAGIOLI
You wait for a gem in an endless sea of blah.
LAWRENCE GROSSMAN
Human life is just a given series, an endless series of such moments,
ROMAN POLANSKI
Our quarrel with the world is an echo of the endless quarrel proceeding within us.
ERIC HOFFER
Golf can best be defined as an endless series of tragedies obscured by the occasional miracle
PAUL HARVEY
Getting entangled in the web of a pursuit is an endless chase after a mirage
IHAB ALSHUAIBI
Love is an act of endless forgiveness; a tender look which becomes a habit.
PETER USTINOV
Those of us who write spend our entire lives in an endless English class.
JOSS WHEDON
Without forgiveness life is governed by an endless cycle of resentment and retaliation
ROBERTO ASSAGIOLI
There is an endless supply of speech that seems to offend these days.
DAVID HUDSON
Disco dancing is just the steady thump of a giant moron knocking in an endless nail.
CLIVE JAMES
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Endless seas, mean endless adventures.
ANTHONY T. HINCKS
Endless stairs require endless effort!
MEHMET MURAT ILDAN
Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
PETER USTINOV
Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
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Disco dancing is just the steady thump of a giant moron knocking in an endless nail.
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Existence is the end of endless eternity without a beginning or an end.
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That's what the world is , after all: an endless battle of contrasting memories.
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No water, no life. No blue, no green.
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If you expect nothing from anybody, you're never disappointed.
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I felt very still and empty, the way the eye of a tornado must feel, moving dully along in the middl...
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Invest in yourself, in your education. There's nothing better.
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What I want back is what I was Before the bed, before the knife, Before the brooch-pin and the salve...
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I think the sea swallowed dozens of tea sets - tossed in abandon off liners or consigned to the tide...
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I just have to let the story go the way it needs to go and let them take the detours they want to ta...
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Great attention gets paid to rainforests because of the diversity of life there. Diversity in the oc...
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Our past, our present, and whatever remains of our future, absolutely depend on what we do now,
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The more painful it is, tragically, the more you do learn, though, that's the good part.
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Why do we electrocute men for murdering an individual and then pin a purple heart on them for mass s...
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Kiss me, and you will see how important I am.
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The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.
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Yes, my consuming desire is to mingle with road crews, sailors and soldiers, barroom regulars—to b...
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I love people. Everybody. I love them, I think, as a stamp collector loves his collection. Every sto...
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I like people too much or not at all. I've got to go down deep, to fall into people, to really know ...
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Can you understand? Someone, somewhere, can you understand me a little, love me a little? For all my...
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And when at last you find someone to whom you feel you can pour out your soul, you stop in shock at ...
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Ennui

Tea leaves thwart those who court catastrophe,
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My body is a pebble to them, they tend it as water tends to the pebbles it must run over, smoothing ...
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...I still expected to see Doreen's body lying there in the pool of vomit like an ugly, concrete tes...
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Tree and Stone glittered, without shadows.My finger-length grew lucent as glass.I started to bud lik...
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I have heard endlessly that fish are so resilient that there is no way that you could exterminate a ...
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My master's degree was in English literature.
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Every fish fertilizes the water in a way that generates the plankton that ultimately leads back into...
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Tim and Fritz Lang I loved working with. Not Hitchcock so much. There was no communication.
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—¿Qué haría yo sin ti?
—Eso nunca lo sabrás.
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Hold up a mirror and ask yourself what you are capable of doing, and what you really care about. The...
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I am too pure for you or anyone.

From the poem "Fever 103°", 20 October 1962
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But when it came right down to it, the skin of my wrist looked so white and defensless that I couldn...
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The trouble was, I had been inadequate all along, I simply hadn't thought about it.
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The silence depressed me. It wasn't the silence of silence. It was my own silence.
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Perfection is terrible, it cannot have children.
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DADDY

You do not do, you do not do
Any more, black shoe
In which I have lived l...
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Remember, remember, this is now, and now, and now. Live it, feel it, cling to it. I want to become a...
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What would I do without you?
You're never going to find out.
SYLVIA DAY
I love my rejection slips. They show me I try.
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Is anyone anywhere happy?
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A little sloppy at times, but we knew it was going to be a tough game. We're a team, with the tempo ...
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I saw the years of my life spaced along a road in the form of telephone poles threaded together by w...
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I am gone quite mad with the knowledge of accepting the overwhelming number of things I can never kn...
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For me, poetry is an evasion of the real job of writing prose
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Hastanenin arazisi yeni yağmış karla örtülüydü -bu bir Noel serpintisi değil, ocak ayının ...
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...it wouldn't have made one scrap of difference to me, because wherever I sat - on the deck of a sh...
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I am your opus.
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Wind warns November’s done with. The blown leaves make bat-shapes, Web-winged and furious.
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Although, I admit, I desire,
Occasionally, some backtalk
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...we shall board our imagined ship and wildly sail among sacred islands of the mad till death shatt...
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It was Easter Sunday and I like to call it the second-greatest miracle. I never jumped so high in my...
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Intuition is the highest form of intelligence, transcending all individual abilities and skills
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Mountains terrify me - they just sit about; they are so proud.
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If you crave something, I’ll be
the one to give it to you. All of your needs, Eva,
are m...
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If you compare yourself with others, you may become vain or bitter - - - for always there will be gr...
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Life was not to be sitting in hot amorphic leisure in my backyard idly writing or not-writing, as th...
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Look at the bark of a redwood, and you see moss. If you peer beneath the bits and pieces of the moss...
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There must be quite a few things that a hot bath won't cure, but I don't know many of them.
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Poetry at its best can do you a lot of harm.
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I have the choice of being constantly active and happy or introspectively passive and sad.
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How frail the human heart must be - a mirrored pool of thought.
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I shut my eyes and all the world drops dead; I lift my eyes and all is born again.
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I am a citizen of the world.
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I thought the most beautiful thing in the world must be shadow.
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I desire the things that will destroy me in the end.
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The blood jet is poetry
There is no stopping it.
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Mad Girl's Love Song

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I lift my lids and...
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Self confidence comes from within. Never cede that power to others.
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Lions of the Deep.
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The thought that I might kill myself formed in my mind coolly as a tree or a flower.
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How frail the human heart must be―a mirrored pool of thought.
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Fritz Lang was one of my dearest, dearest friends. I loved working with him.
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Self confidence for me is a fragile fleece.
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I shut my eyes and all the world drops dead;
I lift my eyes and all is born again.
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Love and freedom are vital to the creation and upbringing of a child.
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I’ve always seen you, angel. From the moment you found me, I’ve seen nothing but you.
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I wanted to be where nobody I knew could ever come.
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Ash, ash —-
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I?
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Eternity bores me,
I never wanted it.

From the poem "Years", 16 November 1962
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Whenever Great Britain's iron hand needs to appear, like a well-oiled mechanism that is never forgot...
SYLVIA IPARRAGUIRRE
It's probably best for me to work off some energy before I get you naked. I'm sure you'd like to be ...
SYLVIA DAY
I am jealous of those who think more deeply, who write better, who draw better, who ski better, who ...
SYLVIA PLATH
I know pretty much what I like and dislike; but please, don't ask me who I am.
SYLVIA PLATH
Oh, something is there, waiting for me. Perhaps someday the revelation will burst in upon me and I w...
SYLVIA PLATH
What I fear most, I think, is the death of the imagination.
SYLVIA PLATH
I love the name Maggie, he went on, and she glanced up at him suspiciously-nobody loved the name Mag...
SYLVIA CASSEDY
The trouble about jumping was that if you didn't pick the right number of storeys, you might still b...
SYLVIA PLATH
We'll act as if all this were a bad dream."

A bad dream.

To the person in the ...
SYLVIA PLATH
Perhaps when we find ourselves wanting everything, it is because we are dangerously close to wanting...
SYLVIA PLATH
I wonder why I don't go to bed and go to sleep. But then it would be tomorrow, so I decide that no m...
SYLVIA PLATH
I told him I believed in hell, and that certain people, like me, had to live in hell before they die...
SYLVIA PLATH
How we need another soul to cling to.
SYLVIA PLATH
Is there no way out of the mind?
SYLVIA PLATH
The blood jet is poetry and there is no stopping it.
SYLVIA PLATH
Kiss me and you will see how important I am.
SYLVIA PLATH
I am going to fight capitalism even if it kills me. It is wrong that people like you should be comfo...
SYLVIA PANKHURST
I began to think vodka was my drink at last. It didn’t taste like anything, but it went straight d...
SYLVIA PLATH
I have felt great advances in my poetry, the main one being a growing victory over word nuances and ...
SYLVIA PLATH
When you are insane, you are busy being insane - all the time.
SYLVIA PLATH
And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the...
SYLVIA PLATH
I make a big pot of pasta with vegetables, and I stretch it out for the week.
SYLVIA KRISTEL
The sea was our main entertainment. When company came, we set them before it on rugs, with thermoses...
SYLVIA PLATH
There must be quite a few things a hot bath won't cure, but I don't know many of them.
SYLVIA PLATH
In London the day after Christmas (Boxing Day), it began to snow: my first snow in England. For five...
SYLVIA PLATH