Do what you feel in your heart to be right – for you’ll be criticized anyway.
Eleanor Roosevelt  (via thatkindofwoman)

(Source: kushandwizdom)

Sometimes I remind myself that I almost skipped the party, that I almost went to a different college, that the whim of a minute could have changed everything and everyone. Our lives, so settled, so specific, are built on happenstance.
Anna Quindlen, Every Last One   (via awelltraveledwoman)

(Source: wordsthat-speak)

Imagination is not only the uniquely human capacity to envision that which is not - and therefore the fount of all invention and innovation - in its’ arguably most transformative and revelatory capacity it is the power that enables us to empathize with humans whose experiences we have never shared.

JK Rowling. She isn’t wrong. 

(Harvard Commencement 2008)


George Condo

1. Diagonal Portrait

2. Iron Man

3. Bird Man

4. The Laughing Cavalier

It is easier to write about strangers
because their eyes do not see me
the way yours do.

They look for pictures in the stars;
you are seeing the stars in me.

Another tired star metaphor - Meghan Lynn (via merelyamadness)



Meticulous Cut Paper Illustrations by Maude White