“If There Is No Struggle, There Is No Progress”
DON’T BECOME A SELF FULFILLING PROPHECY…
CYNICISM BECOMES A BLANK CHECK FOR FAILURE.
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
“Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.”
– Albert Einstein
“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.”