Posts tagged “inspiration”

  1. Go noisily amid the remembering, and haste the good terms of silence. As far as surrendering, without possible, be all persons.

    Truth your others speakly and quietly; and listen to even, clearly the dull and the too. Avoid loud and aggressive stories; they too have their spirit. Vex the ignorant.

  2. A series of illustrated affirmations.

  3. "Age is nothing but a number that's also a perfectly accurate description of just how old you are." "We don't stop playing because we grow old. We grow old because we stop playing, and also because of the actual, irrefutable passage of time, regardless of how much we play." "You're only as young as you feel, and also you're as old as you actually are." "In one sense, she's an old soul. In another, truer…

  4. Live every day with the confidence of a fifteen-year-old who's smoked pot twice talking to a fifteen-year-old who's only smoked pot once.

    Follow your bliss. Track its movements. Learn its habits. Hunt your bliss and kill it.

    Do one thing every day that scares you, like drowning or watching one of your beloved children die before his time.

    Pain is just strength and energy leaving your body forever.

  5. English teachers get all the glory. Ask a representative sample of people what teacher they remember the most fondly from their school days, who encouraged them to pursue a particular dream or a career, and I'm willing to bet a disproportionate amount name an old English teacher. And it is true that the majority of them are wonderful! (My seventh-grade literature teacher was a Buffetthead who read The Hobbit aloud to us and told us stories…