June 15th, 2012
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“I didn’t want to become a writer—it just happened. It’s a kind of gift, you know, from the heavens.”

Haruki Murakami, The Art of Fiction No. 182

Painting by Bradley Wind.

Reblogged from The Paris Review
May 4th, 2012
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Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?

Mary Oliver 

(Source: seabois)

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February 22nd, 2012
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A man is like a fraction whose numerator is what he is and whose denominator is what he thinks of himself. The larger the denominator the smaller the fraction.

~ Leo Tolstoy 

LoL. Good one, Leo.

(Source: michellebradshaw)

Reblogged from Neon Pi
June 21st, 2011
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I invented nothing new. I simply assembled the discoveries of other men behind whom were centuries of work. Had I worked fifty or ten or even five years before, I would have failed. So it is with every new thing. Progress happens when all the factors that make for it are ready and then it is inevitable. To teach that a comparatively few men are responsible for the greatest forward steps of mankind is the worst sort of nonsense.
Reblogged from kateoplis
May 31st, 2011
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Keep away from those who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you believe that you too can become great.
Mark Twain
May 2nd, 2011
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Who am I, that I should rejoice over the death of any man, no matter what he has done?
April 4th, 2011
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I believe this notion of self-publishing, which is what Blogger and blogging are really about, is the next big wave of human communication.
Eric Schmidt, Chairman and CEO of Google
Eight years ago (2003) 
Reblogged from Domaineq.com
March 28th, 2011
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I stole everything I ever heard, but mostly I stole from the horns.
Ella Fitzgerald
March 16th, 2011
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The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness.
Dalai Lama
March 1st, 2011
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Multi-tasking doesn’t even begin to cover it. Today, I’m meta-tasking.
February 21st, 2011
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‎I want to do it because I want to do it.
Amelia Earhart
February 11th, 2011
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I don’t like the smells of oppression in any form.

Bashar Miles Teg
Heretics of Dune: Frank Herbert

February 10th, 2011
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Listen to the mustn’ts, child. Listen to the don’ts. Listen to the shouldn’ts, the impossibles, the won’ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me…anything can happen, child. Anything can be.

Shel Silverstein

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