Look around, honey.
Chance the Rapper just covered the Arthur theme song. It is a spiritual experience.
"Do you see the consequences of the way we have chosen to think about success? Because we so profoundly personalize success, we miss opportunities to lift others onto the top rung…We are too much in awe of those who succeed and far too dismissive of those who fail. And most of all, we become much too passive. We overlook just how large a role we all play—and by “we” I mean society—in determining who makes it and who doesn’t."
- ― Malcolm Gladwell, Outliers: The Story of Success (via sociolab)
(Source: sheenavasani7, via sociolab)
"And a mistake repeated more than once is a decision."
- Paulo Coelho (via creatingaquietmind)
(Source: czekoo93, via lecmonique)
"Sometimes I write drunk and revise sober, and sometimes I write sober and revise drunk. But you have to have both elements in creation — the Apollonian and the Dionysian, or spontaneity and restraint, emotion and discipline."
Peter De Vries (Not Hemingway, contrary to popular belief)
"Not every white person is a racist, but the genius of racism is that you don’t have to participate to enjoy the spoils. If you’re white, you can be completely oblivious, passively accepting the status quo, and reap the rewards."
- Mychal Denzel Smith, White People Have to Give Up Racism (via deux-zero-deux)
"I dreamed a thousand new paths. I woke and walked my old one."
- Chinese Proverb (via cestlavieparis)
(Source: yama-bato, via cestlavieparis)
"It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it."
- Oscar Wilde (via wordsandshe)
"Black women are expected to use our anger only in the service of other people’s salvation or learning."
- Audre Lorde, The Uses of Anger (via eshusplayground)