Eagerness is the common failing of those who do what they have no place to do.
|—||The Names of History: On the Poetics of Knowledge by Jacques Ranciere|
I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death.
|—||Robert Fulghum, All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten (via larmoyante)|
Each of us needs something of an island in his life—if not an actual island, at least some place, or space in time, in which to be himself, free to cultivate his differences from others.
|—||John Keats, Of Time and an Island (via larmoyante)|
If Vincent Van Gogh one day decided to rip up his masterpiece because he didn’t like it, would you be upset?
|—||My Social Studies Teacher on self-harm (via getsby)|