I spend an unfair amount of time thinking about and pontificating on the world past, present, and future. I'm in good company.
The quotes herein have been collected over the years. I've found some sort of significance in each and by sharing them I hope you too will find value within their characters.
If you’re tired of arguing with strangers on the Internet, try talking with one of them in real life.Source Farewell Address
Je n’ai fait celle-ci plus longue que parce que je n’ai pas eu le loisir de la faire plus courte.
Spiritual nature, like bodily nature, will be served; deny it food and it will gobble poison
At the core none of us were meant to be common. We were born to be comets. Darting across space and time, leaving our mark as we crash into everything.Source Harvard Commencement
My job is to be an artist and a good artist is ridiculed.
Be soft. Do not let the world make you hard. Do not let the pain make you hate. Do not let the bitterness steal your sweetness. Take pride that even though the rest of the world may disagree, you still believe it to be a beautiful place.
Nothing means anything
We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.
The bigger you become, the smaller your world gets
Those who do not want to imitate anything, produce nothing.
Life isn’t a support-system for art. It’s the other way around.
I must Create a System, or be enslav’d by another Man’s. I will not Reason & Compare; my business is to Create.
Had I the heavens’ embroidered cloths, Enwrought with golden and silver light, The blue and the dim and the dark cloths Of night and light and the half-light, I would spread the cloths under your feet: But I, being poor, have only my dreams; I have spread my dreams under your feet; Tread softly, because you tread on my dreams.
If you see this in the map of my microcosm, follows it that I am known well enough too?
There are only two days in the year that nothing can be done. One is called yesterday and the other is called tomorrow, so today is the right day to love, believe, do and mostly live.
And all you have to do to transform your hell into a paradise is to turn your fall into a voluntary act.
Life it’s a drama, just one period, all kinds of commas.
Dismiss whatever insults your own soul.
If it’s meant to be, it will be. You won’t have to force, convince, or worry over it. Let it flow, let it be, and let it come to you. You’re attracting everything you need. Trust the timing of your life.
You can do what you want with my music, but don’t make me boring.
So many of us choose our paths out of fear disguised as practicality.
It is easier to articulate the pain of love’s absence than to describe its presence and meaning in our lives.
The king may rule the kingdom, but it's the queen who moves the board.
Not disappointed with the actual functional duties of the job but with the neverending compromises and tenuous respect the role commands.Source Life, the UXverse and Everything
The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.