"I didn’t want to make art, I wanted to become it."
� Robin Rhode
"It’s not about knocking on closed doors. It’s about building our own house and having our own door."
Ava DuVernay, Cofounder of the African-American Film Festival Releasing Movement (AFFRM) and Director, Middle of Nowhere (via passionsandimpressions)
my approach to life right now.
"I like art, and by art I mean, poetry, love, paintings, the human body, literature… All of this is art to me."
� Hunter Reveur
(Source: atomiclanterns, via youngandpoetic)
"We are very good at preparing to live, but not very good at living. We know how to sacrifice ten years for a diploma, and we are willing to work very hard to get a job, a car, a house, and so on. But we have difficulty remembering that we are alive in the present moment, the only moment there is for us to be alive."
� Thich Nhat Hanh
(Source: divine-consciousness, via pearlfectchassi)
"Everything in our life—every person in our life is there for a reason. When you really pay attention, there’s certain little clues we get. It’s so crystal clear what our next step is. It’s a puzzle and everything is in its right place. As we grow, we take the next step, the dots get connected, and we eventually become what we’re supposed to be."
"I’d rather not live like there isn’t a God, than die and find out there really is."
� Kendrick Lamar
"Writers are desperate people, and when they stop being desperate they stop being writers."
� Charles Bukowski
(Source: the-fiercest-fables, via writingsforwinter)
"When you say ‘Yes’ to others, make sure you are not saying ‘No’ to yourself."
� Paul Coehlo
"Without curiosity, they’ll never be innovation."
� Steve Stoute
"Excellence is to do a common thing in an uncommon way."
� Booker T. Washington
"Fear is not real. It is a product of thoughts you create. Fear is a choice."
� Will Smith
"Thin line between heaven and here."
� Bubbles, The Wire
"Photography is the art of frozen time…the ability to store emotion and feelings within a frame."
� Meshack Otieno
"With Synchronicity, all the resources we need are made available to us at the precise moment that is appropriate. The people who come into our lives are the ones we need at that moment in time. Everything is perfect. We only need to recognise this to tune into the flow. Everything happens for a Reason and Every Experience is a Learning Experience."
� Alex Chua
(Source: capturingherthoughts, via thegreenteacrimewavestudio)
"If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine. It is lethal."
� Paulo Coelho
(Source: happinesslists, via sharmaine-xo)