How not to die in Obscurity I don’t believe most artists have thick skins at all. I think our job is to listen to whispers. That’s what makes a writer write. It’s picking up on whatever is going on around us and shaping that into a story that resembles reality and tells us a little bit about ourselves. So I think that when there are judgments placed on the work that we do that it will hurt,...
The plainest sign of wisdom is a continual cheerfulness: her state is like that...– Michel de Montaigne
Don’t marry a man or woman, unless you would be proud to have a son or daughter...– ~ Unknown. (via soulfulandtrue)
That’s who you really like. The people you can think out loud in front of.– John Green
The will to do, the soul to dare– Sir Walter Scott
Jobs was not God →
If humans were always so empathetic, well, that would be understandable. But this type of one-upmanship of public displays of grief is both unbecoming and undeserved. So Relax. …it is actually important to keep our grief in perspective. When we start mourning technocrats as idols, we cheapen the lives of those who have sacrificed more for their fellow man.
He Doesn't Deserve Your Validation: Putting The... →
Hallelujah. Such great advice, and from a man too. How d’ya like them apples?
When your mom cries and you're just like...