Posts Tagged ‘inspiration’

“He allowed himself to be swayed by his conviction

that human beings are not born once and for all

on the day their mothers give birth to them,

but that life obliges them over and over again

to give birth to themselves.”

– Gabriel García Márquez


Read Full Post »

Words of the Week

“Nothing is original. Steal from anywhere that resonates with inspiration or fuels your imagination. Devour old films, new films, music, books, paintings, photographs, poems, dreams, random conversations, architecture, bridges, street signs, trees, clouds, bodies of water, light and shadows. Select only things to steal from that speak directly to your soul. If you do this, your work (and theft) will be authentic. Authenticity is invaluable; originality is nonexistent. And don’t bother concealing your thievery—celebrate it if you feel like it. In any case, always remember what Jean-Luc Godard said: ‘It’s not where you take things from—it’s where you take them to.'” Jim Jarmusch

Read Full Post »

I’m a sucker for quotes. Quotes of inspiration, humor, wisdom, hope. If I can relate to it, I like it.

Finding a quote that sticks with you the rest of your life – those special words you recite in your head either because you find beauty in the written language itself, or the message the words are portraying – is something to treasure.

So, in light of my corniness and, let’s face it, undying sentimentalism and sensitivity (although I prefer to consider myself incredibly passionate…), I’ve decided to start posting a quote of the week.

Let’s start with a good one, eh?

 “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain

Read Full Post »