I remember when I was younger and I wanted to be beautiful; now I’m older and I want to be intelligent. I want to burn hearts with brilliance and engulf souls with compassion. I want to be loved for my thoughts and nothing else. (via 400eurojob)
93,653 notes   -  15 July 2014

No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path. Gautama Buddha (via cosmicmeditations)
2,339 notes   -  13 July 2014


I was driving past a business here in the Houston Heights, when I glimpsed this painted on the side of the building. I recognized that iconic WWII poster before I realized it was not just any woman, but 14 year old Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani girl who was attacked for wanting an education. The words next to her are her quote, ( “I don’t mind if I have to sit on the floor at school.) All I want is education. And I’m afraid of no one.”


This just hit me haaard.


This just hit me haaard.

All that was great in the past was ridiculed, condemned, combated, suppressed—only to emerge all the more powerfully, all the more triumphantly from the struggle. Nikola Tesla (via elige)
302 notes   -  6 July 2014

And the truth of the matter is that over the last thirteen years, the Israeli government has killed a Palestinian child every three days. Between 2000 and 2013, the Israeli Defense Forces killed 1518 Palestinian children. That means every nine days there is a Palestinian catastrophe equal to the catastrophe of the murder of these three Israeli boys. The lives of these Israeli boys are sacred, and so are the lives of the Palestinian children. We somehow have to be able to say, without anger but with compassionate clarity, that the Israeli boys were murdered unjustly, yet they were settlers living in a colonial occupation that the world community considers illegal. One Palestinian child has been killed by Israel every 3 days for the past 13 years. (via mangoestho)
1,496 notes   -  3 July 2014

louiexv-deactivated20120518 said: Explain your current situation to your five-years-ago self.


wow. alrite. i’ll give it a shot…

hey chris,

your name is frank now..it’s a long story. your girlfriend is about to break up with you because of the long distance. it’s ok. & that job you’re working..well, you’re gonna have to work there for another year and some months.. & then you’re gonna get fired. you’re gonna work a couple more jobs after that too. nothing glamorous. kinkos and at&t if you really want the specifics. but you’re never gonna be homeless or starving. don’t worry you won’t fail and have to move back to new orleans either. you are gonna get your heartbroken though. twice. if it helps, the first one is gonna be worse than the second. contrary to how it feels, it won’t kill you. in fact it’s gonna help you write an album. yea, you finally finished an album. people like it man. you’re actually gonna write and record hundreds of songs. they won’t all be good and most ppl won’t think you’re talented at first, but you’re going to master your gifts. you’re going to become a lot stronger and wiser..even a little taller. be patient. i mean, you kind of have no choice. and be good to people. i don’t wanna spoil too much for you, but.. you’re on a plane right now to the east coast to work with kanye west & jay-z. it’s all working out kid. you made it. 

62,929 notes   -  5 June 2014

If something burns your soul with purpose and desire, it’s your duty to be reduced to ashes by it. Any other form of existence will be yet another dull book in the library of life.  Charles Bukowski (via psych-facts)
15,414 notes   -  15 May 2014