A list of some of my favorite quotes about design for creative inspiration. Quotes from Lester Beall, Paul Rand, Steve Jobs & many more.
The full poem “Eighteen Days Without You” by Anne Sexton- my favorite winter, December poem.
Partly, I like a bad reputation. But I also want a reputation of being a good person. – Joan Jett Reputation Quote
Do not seek the because – in love there is no because, no reason, no explanation, no solutions. – Anaïs Nin quotes on love, from Henry And June
Follow your bliss. That which you love you must spend your life doing,
& as perfectly as your heart, mind & instincts allow.
— George Lois
The world is in mourning at the news of Robin Williams death yesterday, taken apparently by his own hand.
RIP Mr Williams.
Largely unknown and under appreciated deep soul musician Lee Moses is one of the best lost gems of soul music.
“[…] think your best thoughts, speak your best words, work your best works, looking to your own conscience for approval.” – Susan B Anthony
From Joyce Carol Oates book, The Faith of A Writer, I found this excerpt to be quite good advice for a young writer.
This young woman is amazing. Like Jon Stewart, I’m left speechless too after hearing this interview with Malala Yousafzai.
[..] write or draw or build or sing
or live as only you can. And I hope, somewhere in the next year, you surprise yourself.
Grit personality: term based on an individual’s passion for a particular long-term goal coupled with a powerful motivation to achieve their objectives.
Elephants are very emotional creatures, known to be charismatic and highly communicative within their herds. My list of elephants emotional intelligence facts.
Be brave. Even if you’re not, pretend to be.
No one can tell the difference. Don’t use time or words carelessly. (by H. Jackson Brown Jr.)
Probably the best Missed Connection ever posted on Craigslist. Excuse me while I cry at my desk at work.
A short zen story about letting go, relieving yourself of obsessive thoughts, and living your life.