Those who cannot feel the littleness of great things in themselves are apt to...– Highlighted by Tomaz Nedeljko in The Book of Tea by Kakuzo Okakura
People today are still living off the table scraps of the sixties. They are...– Bob Dylan
While ideas ultimately can be so powerful, they begin as fragile, barely formed...– Jony Ive (via scrapsapp)
We’re living at a time when a major shift in attitudes is bringing on a new...– Sunrun CEO Lynn Jurich explains why she doesn’t own a car, how the American dream is shifting, and what she means by the new era of sharing. (via fastcompany)
I am eternally, devastatingly romantic, and I thought people would see it...– Catherine Breillat (via jarrodis)
We have lived our lives by the assumption that what was good for us would be...– Wendell Berry, The Long-Legged House (via kateoplis)
Sleep is the best (and easiest) creative aphrodisiac.– Debbie Millman and other celebrated creators offer advice on how to break through your creative block (via explore-blog)
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Real money will likely come from the boring, old approach every startup hopes to avoid, and few end up avoiding: gathering targetable information about the users (demographics, location, social graph, habits, etc.) and using it to deliver ads to them. Hopefully, Instagram manages to avoid this and find a more suitable way to stay profitable in the mobile space. Ads don’t have a place on...
Nobody gets to be you, except you. Nobody has your point of view, except you....– When a young woman cites being told she shouldn’t pursue being an artist because there are too many artists in the world already, Neil Gaiman offers some words of wisdom. Complement with his even wiser advice to young people in the arts. A fine addition to our ongoing archive of sage, timeless...
If you are starting a consumer or enterprise tech company today and not building...– Ariel Seidman (via fred-wilson)
Unless you love what you do, you can’t really be good at what you do.– Christiane Amanpour
Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.– Henry Ford
He who works with his hands is a laborer. He who works with his hands and his...– St. Francis of Assisi (via patrickrhone)
The chance for greatness, for progress and for change dies the moment we try to...– Faith Jegede
Knowledge has to be improved, challenged, and increased constantly, or it...– Peter F. Drucker
I love this song.
Let me tell you something you already know. The...
A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is...– Oscar Wilde (via jarrodis)
I’ve been making a list of the things they don’t teach you at school. They don’t...– Neil Gaiman (via jarrodis)
When life beats down and crushes your soul art is there to remind you that you...– (via tattoophrases)
Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever...– Steve Jobs
Successful products are precisely those that do not attempt to move user...– Venkatesh Rao - Welcome to the Future Nauseous (via bashford)
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I’ve developed some thougts about Apple’s education efforts in the last few days. As I see it, their plan is twofold. The first part are digital textbooks, or something Apple calls multi-touch books. These are very similar to the one Push Pop Press published last year, although Apple expanded upon their original idea. The most promising product announced is the authoring tool, which...
Your soul is as a moonlit landscape fair, Peopled with maskers delicate and...– Paul Verlaine, Clair de Lune
On stage, I make love to 25,000 different people, then I go home alone.– Janis Joplin
If you can remember anything about the sixties, you weren’t really there.– Paul Kantner
If you say that money is the most important thing, you’ll spend your life...– Alan Watts (via explore-blog)