“Be relentless without being obnoxious. Be ambitious, and own your ambition—that goes especially for women. It’s okay to say, ‘I want greatness.’”

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This came from my fortune cookie at lunch. I’m not sure if it helps with my quest for patience or just makes me more impatient. Either way, the irony made me laugh out loud.

This came from my fortune cookie at lunch. I’m not sure if it helps with my quest for patience or just makes me more impatient. Either way, the irony made me laugh out loud.

Today’s revelation: stop pushing so hard against the invisible, exhausting wall. I get the feeling that there’s someone pushing back on the other side of it, someone way stronger than me, and he’s trying to tell me to chill out for a minute.

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Jellyfish, derelict buildings, and “The Physical Possibility of Inspiring Imagination in the Mind of Somebody Living”

Jellyfish, derelict buildings, and “The Physical Possibility of Inspiring Imagination in the Mind of Somebody Living”

Made me look twice.

Made me look twice.

Design is...


"You cannot have ‘no design.’ Because whatever you end up with, whether you pay attention to design or not, is your design. There is only careless design or thoughtful design."

Excellent read.

(thanks, swiss-miss)

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WANT.

explore-blog:

Anna Deveare Smith on discipline and how we can learn to stop letting others define us – fantastic read for all, but especially for artists and other creative people 

explore-blog:

Anna Deveare Smith on discipline and how we can learn to stop letting others define us – fantastic read for all, but especially for artists and other creative people 

5 Lessons From The Kickstarter Designer Who's Been Making A Poster A Day For A Year


Sometimes I think the Muse is purposely shunning me. Maybe doing this would lure her around more often. Of course, I’m sure she’d send the Hideous Art Fairy in her place much of the time, but it’s worth a shot. Love the idea.

“Vision is what we hope to do with the time that we have […] Time is our most scarce resource. When we realize not as an intellectual construct but as an emotional conviction that our time here is finite, we act purposefully.”

Why Are Some People More Creative Than Others?


Noma Bar


"I am after the maximum communication with minimum elements."

(Source: dutchuncle.co.uk)

explore-blog:

Beloved writer and modern mystic Annie Dillard is 69 today – celebrate with her beautiful meditation on why presence over productivity is the key to living richly. 

explore-blog:

Beloved writer and modern mystic Annie Dillard is 69 today – celebrate with her beautiful meditation on why presence over productivity is the key to living richly