“I cannot believe that the purpose of life is to be happy. I think the purpose of life is to be useful, to be responsible, to be compassionate. It is, above all to matter, to count, to stand for something, to have made some difference that you lived at all.”—Leo Rosten (via creatingaquietmind)
“I am too intelligent, too demanding, and too resourceful for anyone to be able to take charge of me entirely. No one knows me or loves me completely. I have only myself.”—Simone de Beauvoir (via blua)
November is Native American Heritage Month. If you’d like to stay true to the spirit of Thanksgiving, you can donate to an organization like the Native American Heritage Association, which insures families in need on reservations have food, clothing, and warm homes this time of year.
“I felt like crying but nothing came out. it was just a sort of sad sickness, sick sad, when you can’t feel any worse. I think you know it. I think everybody knows it now and then, but I think I have known it pretty often, too often.”—
1) Never work a job where the bosses don’t respect you. Never be afraid to say fuck it and quit your job, even if the economy is shitty like ours. A fuckface boss will ruin your life and make you bitter.
2) Set your expectations high but be ready to work. Be ready to fight like a wild animal.