The highest form of ignorance is when you reject something you don’t know anything about.
— Dr Wayne Dyer (via mishaboom)
I’d woken up early and I took a long time getting ready to exist.
Do not chase people. Be you and do your own thing and work hard. The right people who belong in your life will come to you, and stay.
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.”
― Hermann Hesse
― Hermann Hesse
— (via journalofanobody)
Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift
Don’t fool yourself. English isn’t inherently superior, or easier to learn, or more sonically pleasing. Its international usage comes from forceful assimilation and legacy of colonialistic injection. It isn’t a deed that one should take pride in.
— my uncle left this comment on his friend’s Facebook status, a white British man who was bragging about how easy it is to be a native English speaker when trekking to different nations. (via maarnayeri)
The mind is a superb instrument if used rightly. Used wrongly, however, it becomes very destructive. To put it more accurately, it is not so much that you use your mind wrongly—you usually don’t use it at all. It uses you. This is the disease. You believe that you are your mind. This is the delusion. The instrument has taken you over.
— Eckhart Tolle (via lazyyogi)
A poster from Zabadany, Damascus (Syria) in commemoration of Labor (Workers) Day:
“On this Labor Day we salute grave diggers, the only people who are still in business.”
Only in America can you be pro-death penalty, pro-war, pro-unmanned drone bombs, pro-nuclear weapons, pro-guns, pro-torture, pro-land mines, and still call yourself ‘pro-life.’
A man is responsible for his ignorance. Ignorance is a fault.
— Milan Kundera, Laughable Loves (via thegreatpacific)
God is a sound people make when they’re too tired to think anymore.
— Edward Abbey (via derkreisel)