All men and women are born, live, suffer and die; what distinguishes us from one...– Joseph Epstein (via myquotelibrary)
Compassion hurts. When you feel connected to everything, you also feel...– Andrew Boyd (via like-air-i-rise)
Life is like an elevator: on your way up, sometimes, you have to stop and let...– Anonymous (via myquotelibrary) Well THIS is just perfect timing!
I don’t like work—no man does—but I like what is in the...– Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
I DON'T KNOW
…exactly what I want. Or what I’m looking for. Or if I’ll ever be the version of myself that I miss dearly. All I know is that I am damn good at putting one foot in front of the other and getting through the day. And that is exactly what I plan on doing.
I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26...– Michael Jordan (via myquotelibrary)
I found out today that the aching pain I’ve been feeling in my jaw for the past two weeks is actually a consequence of the unconscious grinding of ma grillz. As my dentist would put it: “It’s like your jaw muscles have been running marathons.” Why is this happening? Stress apparently. Note: This is the first semester I’m doing yoga on a regular basis. I’m...
Westerners are fond of the saying ‘Life isn’t fair.’ Then, they end in snide...– Barbara Alice Mann, Iroquois woman (via cultureofresistance) (via shannonnagig)
Dear Mr. – It comes down to the meaning of ‘needless.’ Often a word can be...– A letter from brevity champion E. B. White in defense of the richness of language. (via curiositycounts)
As we awaken from sleep, our consciousness undergoes a radical transformation...– The science of waking up, from Antonio Damasio’s excellent Self Comes to Mind – an exploration of what makes us human. (via)
My experience in Madrid was such a roller coaster but I can’t explain how much I miss it—especially the parques and the fact that people were constantly walking the streets. abyinwonderland: “Madrid Daily: A Day In Madrid” A video I found on Vimeo, which is my new refuge now that I’ve finally gotten things to work on my crappy HP Mini. Regarding the short video, I swear, it gave...
“I have been working like a machine, and feeling like a lost soul.”
I think if I’ve learned anything about friendship, it’s to hang in, stay...– Jon Katz (via myquotelibrary)
So what would our mornings look like if we re-engineered them in the interest of...– New neurosciences studies show most morning routines kill creativity, but there might be something we can do about it. (via curiositycounts)