My best theory is this: When we are children, we invent these detailed imaginary...– The Power of the Particular – David Brooks, who has previously admonished about the dangerous division of intuition and rationality, makes a case for finding your particularity and making it your purpose. Brooks is the author of The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and...
The surface isn’t really the surface, but rather a manifestation of the depths.– Douglas Sirk (via nevver)
When I am silent, I have thunder hidden inside.– Rumi (via youngfolksociety)
All other things shall fade away while love stands alone and still holds sway....– Moving Mountains (via youngmanandoldsoul)
You once described the inventor’s life as “one of failure.” How so? I made...– Sir James Dyson on invention and failure, corroborating the creativity isn’t a Eureka! moment so much as persistent iteration and trasformation. Also see other famous creators on the fear of failure. (via explore-blog)
For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that...– Nelson Mandela (I finally got around to watching Invictus. What a great film.)
”You don’t have to play by their rules, if you don’t require their rewards– Nathan Johnson (I keep this wrapped in silk in the back of my mind and I own to a good friend) ♥ (via damadesign)