Epigraphs

Mar
18
2020

Elizabeth Gilbert on the act of creation, creativity

'Creativity is sacred, and it is not sacred. What we make matters enormously, and it doesn’t matter at all.'

Mar
9
2020

Billie Eilish on body image, sexism

Quote from the pop singer-songwriter's first night of her world tour in Miami, Florida on March 9, 2020.

Dec
10
2019

Quotation: Jostein Gaarder on asking questions

The most subversive people are those who ask questions. Giving answers is not nearly as threatening. Any one question can be more explosive than a thousand answers. Jostein Gaarder, Sophie’s World

Dec
8
2019

Quotation: Will Durant on excellence

…we are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit… — Will Durant, The Story of Philosophy (1926)

Dec
8
2019

Quotation: Eric Maisel on meaning

Meaning must be made and not sought. — Eric Maisel

Mar
10
2019

In addition to time, craft also demands a conscience — a sense that it matters how well things are done, made, written, or spoken. ​

Jim Burke on teaching English (2010)

Mar
1
2019

Radicals expand the political imagination and, hopefully, prevent incrementalism from becoming a virtue.

— Ta-Nehisi Coates, The Atlantic (2016)

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