The government is cutting music programmes in schools and slashing Arts grants...– Concert pianist James Rhodes articulates the urgency of finding your purpose and doing what you love. As a wise woman eloquently put it, “Start with a big, fat lump in your throat, start with a profound sense of wrong, a deep homesickness, or a crazy lovesickness, and run with it.” (via...
Part of being a revolutionary is creating a vision that is more humane. That is...– Assata Shakur (via sister-bell)
I want to feel it, the breathtaking certainty, that comes when you’re loved.– Daily Haiku on Love by Tyler Knott Gregson (via tylerknott)
What makes a man a man? A friend of mine once wondered. Is it his origins? The...– Guillermo del Toro, Hellboy: The Art of the Movie (via tubulartrevor)
Oh how much we see when we stop waiting for life and start living it.– Daily Haiku on Love by Tyler Knott Gregson (via tylerknott)
What if I told you 10 years from now your life would be exactly the same. Doubt...– Karen Salmansohn (via thatkindofwoman)
Dan Brown has revealed how he cures writer’s block. By hanging upside down. ...– Dan Brown’s cure for writer’s block might seem kooky at first, but those who practice meditation know that headstands and other inversions significantly calm the nervous system and invite clarity of thought. Complement with the daily routines and daily rituals of other famous writers, then see what...
We have reporters around the world who are willing to go anywhere to find a good...– Welcome to ‘Parallels,’ NPR’s International News Blog (via npr)
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Archaeologists have not yet discovered any stage of human existence without art....– Alexander Solzhenitsyn, Beauty Will Save the World (via delicateswans)
The urge to destroy is also a creative urge.– Pablo Picasso (via blaqmagic)
If I’m an island then will you brave the waters and sail home to me?– Daily Haiku on Love by Tyler Knott Gregson (via tylerknott)
A truth should exist, it should not be used like this. If I love you is...– Margaret Atwood (via cartographe)
But I have seen the best of you and the worst of you, and I choose both.– Sarah Kay and Phil Kaye, “An Origin Story” (via loveyourchaos)
What I have loved so far, I have loved in order to be able to love you.– Paul Celan, from a letter to his wife Gisèle, 1952 (via proustitute)
You are alive. Believe in that. Let go of the idea that the path will lead you...– Paulo Coelho (via vocedelmorte)
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samspratt: I graduated from art school 2 years ago, here are some things I think I’ve learned. In the words of my current client, Donald Glover: “I’m not saying this thing is true or not, I’m just saying it’s what I learned.” “Creativity Is Recession Proof” were the words plastered over…
Discard all traditional standards. Leave them to the hypocrites. Only what...– Nisargadatta Maharaj (via mimi-said)
Silence, if it does not equal death, equals the living equivalent.– On May 10, 1993, Andrew Sullivan published his seminal essay “The Politics of Homosexuality,” which changed the course of gay rights and presaged many of the modern debates on marriage equality. (via explore-blog)
Whoever, at any time, has undertaken to build a new heaven has found the...– Friedrich Nietzsche (via likeafieldmouse)