If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
— Haruki Murakami, (via kushandwizdom)
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who’ll decide where to go…
— Dr. Seuss (via kushandwizdom)
Fitch sisters are right above it
Fitch sisters (1800), John Singleton Copley / Right Above It, Lil Wayne ft. Drake
via The Classy Issue.
Strange is our situation here upon earth. Each of us comes for a short visit, not knowing why, yet sometimes seeming to a divine purpose. From the standpoint of daily life, however, there is one thing we do know: That we are here for the sake of others…for the countless unknown souls with whose fate we are connected by a bond of sympathy. Many times a day, I realize how much my outer and inner life is built upon the labors of people, both living and dead, and how earnestly I must exert myself in order to give in return as much as I have received and am still receiving.
— Albert Einstein (via thinkwingman)
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
— Aristotle (via kushandwizdom)
Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
— Rumi, Masnavi i Man’avi, the spiritual couplets of Maula (via kushandwizdom)