“I don’t give a shit what the world thinks. I was born a bitch, I was born a painter, I was born fucked. But I was happy in my way. You did not understand what I am. I am love. I am pleasure, I am essence, I am an idiot, I am an alcoholic, I am tenacious. I am, simply I am.”
DON’T BECOME A SELF FULFILLING PROPHECY…
CYNICISM BECOMES A BLANK CHECK FOR FAILURE.
“It’s a game of cat and mouse. In the end, the mice will win but the cats will be well fed.”
I carry you with me into the world, into the smell of rain & the words that dance between people & for me, it will always be this way, walking in the light, remembering being alive together. ~Brian Andreas
“You could never tell me who to be. I have earned these wings. My freedom is the only thing that matters to me.” ~ Mia Hollow
“First they ignore you,
then they laugh at you,
then they fight you,
then you win.” – Mahatma Gandhi
Five conditions for civil war: 1) entrenched national polarization, with no obvious meeting place for resolution. 2) increasingly divisive press coverage and information flows, 3) weakened institutions, notably Congress and the judiciary, 4) a sellout or abandonment of responsibility by political leadership, and 5) the legitimization of violence as the “popular” way to either conduct discourse or solve disputes.
“Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming, ‘Wow! What a ride!’”
— Hunter S. Thompson
The brick walls are there for a reason. The brick walls are not there to keep us out. The brick walls are there to give us a chance to show how badly we want something. Because the brick walls are there to stop the people who don’t want it badly enough. They’re there to stop the other people. – Randy Pausch