Growing apart doesn’t change the fact that for a long time we grew side by side; our roots will always be tangled. I’m glad for that. Ally Condie, Matched (via simply-quotes)

Whatever you now find weird, ugly, uncomfortable and nasty about a new medium will surely become its signature. CD distortion, the jitteriness of digital video, the crap sound of 8-bit – all of these will be cherished and emulated as soon as they can be avoided. It’s the sound of failure: so much modern art ...

I want anyone watching that might be at a low point, feel beaten down and defeated, like things aren’t gonna get any better for them ; I want you to know that I’m right there with you at that low point. But believe me, things really will get better. As hard as it is, even ...

You have to accept that some people are not made for deep conversations, or for holding you together when you’re about to fall apart, or for keeping you from unzipping your skin, or for talking you out of suicide, or to love you through the worst moments of your life. Some people are made for ...

We’re not on our journey to save the world but to save ourselves. But in doing that you save the world. The influence of a vital person vitalizes. Joseph Campbell (via purplebuddhaproject)

kassa-fabrication: your chosen art form should be self-indulgent.  create what you fucking want to create, what pumps you up, what you like to wallow in.  be as self-indulgent as you can possibly be, when it comes to your own art.

thesquirtlesquad: I read this as a kid and it had a really significant effect on me and and it’s a big influence on my world view and I still think it’s the most beautiful and profound thing anyone’s ever said about beauty

I like that you keep your current perceptions and your possible future perceptions in mind when you give responses.

skyseed: People forget that things don’t stay the same forever, and that includes their beliefs. No one wants to feel like a fickle person, but it’s just a fact that things you don’t expect to happen will occur and these things change you. And this never stops. The past, present, and future you are completely ...

If you obsess over whether you are making the right decision, you are basically assuming that the universe will reward you for one thing and punish you for another. The universe has no fixed agenda. Once you make any decision, it works around that decision. There is no right or wrong, only a series of ...

I always feel like I’m struggling to become someone else. Like I’m trying to find a new place, grab hold of a new life, a new personality. I guess it’s part of growing up, yet it’s also an attempt to reinvent myself. By becoming a different me, I could free myself of everything. I seriously ...