“We must all either wear out or rust out, everyone of us. My choice is to wear out”Theodore Roosevelt
Try to be a legitimately interesting person with all the varied things you find fascinating, and don’t worry if it takes longer than the growth you see from others.Someone
“We have now sunk to a depth at which the restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men.”George Orwell
Going nowhere…isn’t about turning your back on the world; it’s about stepping away now and then so that you can see the world more clearly and love it more deeply.
“Art alone deterred me. How could I possibly quit the world before bringing forth all that I felt it was my vocation to produce?”—Ludwig van Beethoven
“Idleness is one of the foundations of creativity. The one that is easily overlooked – and often the most important. It’s amazing what your brain can come up with when you give it the time and space to sort everything out.”Someone
“While you are alone you are entirely your own master.”Leonardo of Venice
“I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual.”
—Henry David Thoreau
“Many photographers want to express emotion in their photographs, but how many could say they were moved emotionally when making them?”
Maybe this is one of the reasons why I feel like my photography has been stagnating lately? Does this explain my slump? Now I have something new to consider.
“If people sat outside and looked at the stars each night, I’ll bet they’d live a lot differently.”
While taking my morning walk, The sky was amazing.
The greatest curse brought down on us by technology is that it prevents us from escaping the present even for a brief time.
“I am my own muse. I am the subject I know best. The subject I want to know better.”
– Frida Kahlo
When the Body is exhausted, train the Mind.
When the Mind is exhausted, train the Body.
When both are exhausted, you finally get to train the Spirit.
When all three are exhausted, Rest.
“Doing nothing is better than being busy doing nothing.” Lao Tzu
To do nothing, and not feel guilty about it is a skill.
noun ‘sel-, küth -ist : One who encounters the strange and unfamiliar with a boundless sense of wonder and awe.
“Live the full life of the mind, exhilarated by new ideas, intoxicated by the romance of the unusual.”
To be truly free to create again is to have learned the rules, thanked them, put them aside, and begin asking what if.
“The world today doesn’t make sense, so why should I paint pictures that do?” – Pablo Picasso
I like this idea and maybe need to rethink some of my photography.
“Yesterday I was clever so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise so I am changing myself.”
“Never have I dealt with anything more difficult than my own soul”