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Posts tagged "life"
Dec 05, 2013
“Life goes on. Every day is a new deal. Keep working and maybe something will turn up.”
—Harvey Pekar, American Splendor #7 (via)
Oct 31, 2013
Insanity is ‘doing the same thing over and over, expecting different results.’ That’s writing poetry, but hey, it’s also getting out of bed every morning.
Oct 03, 2013
I made every mistake in the book. You should never do two things. You should hammer one nail all your life, and I didn’t do that; I hammered on a lot of nails like a xylophone.
Sep 11, 2013
That type of approach to art where you just destroy yourself and your loved ones, like dying for your art — I think I used to embrace that philosophy. But lately, especially with this last record, I’ve been trying to — because I don’t want to die alone — find a new way of still making good work, but not at the expense of the rest of your life.
Aug 15, 2013
Deserve’s got nothing to do with it.
Aug 07, 2013
In the world to come, I’m not going to be asked why I wasn’t like Moses, I’m going to be asked why I wasn’t like Zusya.
Aug 05, 2013
Success is like a mountain that keeps growing ahead of you as you hike it.
Jul 28, 2013
We got rid of the day as well as we could.
— Nathaniel Hawthorne’s journal
Jun 02, 2013
This is a crooked game, kid, but you have to think straight. Be as positive yourself as you like, but no positive clothes. You dress like every John Citizen or we part company, kid.
May 13, 2013
The denunciation of the young is a necessary part of the hygiene of older people, and greatly assists the circulation of the blood.
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