Quotes, sayings, and other wisdoms.

Wise things I've collected through my internet travels. Every quote is totally made by other people than me.

when you don’t create things, you become defined by your tastes rather than ability. your tastes only narrow & exclude people. so create.

— _why

Art should comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable.

— Banksy

If you are ever tempted to look for outside approval, realize that you have compromised your integrity. If you need a witness, be your own.

— Epictetus

It seems that all true things must change and only that which changes remains true.

— Carl Jung

You can only pour from a full glass.

It’s better to have a compass over a map.

Everything around you that you call life was made up by people that were no smarter than you. And the minute you can understand that you can poke life, and if you push in, then something will pop out the other side; that you can change it, you can mold it — that’s maybe the most important thing: to shake off this erroneous notion that life is there, and you’re just going to live in it versus embrace it, change it, improve it, make your mark upon it.

— Steve Jobs

Don’t tell yourself you’ll practice thirty minutes everyday.

This will fail.

Instead, pick the shakuhachi [a Japanese flute] up and just hold it.

Don’t compare your insides to other people’s outsides.