The free soul is rare, but you know it when you see it - basically because you feel good, very good, when you are near or with them.”—Charles Bukowski, Tales of Ordinary Madness
There are some people who could hear you speak a thousand words and still not understand you. And there are others who will understand without you even speaking a word.
“Keep an open mind and don’t go down a rabbit hole. Solve the things you can solve instead of beating your head against the wall about things you can’t control.”
INSIDE THE INVENTIVE MIND:
IBM Senior Technical Staff Member, 6 patents
‘You love your curves..”
“Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart.”
- Anne Frank
What is necessary, after all, is only this: solitude, vast inner solitude. To walk inside yourself and meet no one for hours - that is what you must be able to attain.
The planet does not need more successful people. The planet desperately needs more peacemakers, healers, restorers, storytellers and lovers of all kind.
“I used to think I was the strangest person in the world but then I thought there are so many people in the world, there must be someone just like me who feels bizarre and flawed in the same ways I do. I would imagine her, and imagine that she must be out there thinking of me too. Well, I hope that if you are out there and read this and know that, yes, it’s true I’m here, and I’m just as strange as you.”
I love this woman endlessly
It’s all horseshit and gunsmoke.
Artists too have their myths. The lies told to artists mirror the lies told to women. Be good enough, be pretty enough, and that guy or gallery will sweep you off your feet, to the picket-fenced land of generous collectors and two-and-a-half kids. But, make the first move, seize your destiny, and you’re a whore.- “Filthy Lucre”, my latest for VICE, on money and meritocracy
Nail me to you. I will ride you like a nightmare.
No doubt alcohol, tobacco, and so forth, are things that a saint must avoid, but sainthood is also a thing that human beings must avoid.
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