"Whoever wants music instead of noise, joy instead of pleasure, soul instead of gold, creative work instead of business, passion instead of foolery, finds no home in this trivial world of ours."
"Live with intention. Walk to the edge. Listen hard. Practice wellness. Play with abandon. Laugh. Choose with no regret. Continue to learn. Appreciate your friends. Do what you love. Live as if this is all there is."
"The greatest thing a human soul ever does in this world is to see something and tell what it saw in a plain way. Hundreds of people can talk for one who can think, but thousands can think for one who can see. To see clearly is poetry, prophecy and religion, all in one."
"People are strange: They are constantly angered by trivial things, but on a major matter like totally wasting their lives, they hardly seem to notice."
"Every individual or national degeneration is immediately revealed by a proportional degradation in language."
— Joseph Marie de Maistre (via speculativegrammarian)
Sir Ken Robinson: ”If We Paid Our Teachers What We Pay Our Celebrities, Maybe One Day We’d Be Smart Enough to ActuallyKnow Better…The Simple Arithmetic that Will Save Our Education Systems & That Ensure Future Generations Never have to Face the Anesthetizing Industrialization of Schools Ever, Ever Again”
— Charles Bukowski