As I sit here and realize that my sophomore year of college is coming to a close, I admit to myself that the past twelve months have easily been the most transformative of my entire life. I learned to live this year. I learned what it means not just to fail, but really feel failure. I learned what it means to let go. I learned that I know myself so much better than I thought. I learned that...
If you’re holding something in your hand, you can’t pick up something bigger...– Max Slavkin (as told by Scott Hummel)
People talking without speaking People hearing without listening People writing songs that voices never share And no one dared Disturb the sound of silence “Fools”, said I, “You do not know Silence like a cancer grows Hear my words that I might teach you Take my arms that I might reach you” But my words, like silent raindrops fell And echoed In the wells of silence
Muffins, Creepalicious Lurking, and Time →
dontstopthefrizz: I recently went to Starbucks to people watch and nom on some muffins work on a paper. My eyes were constantly drawn to the table adjacent to mine – a couple sat there. A tutoring pair. I could’ve turned away for monotony – he was tutoring her, no surprises there – but there was an earnestness to… Keep writing like this. Love you.
Becoming a leader is synonymous with becoming yourself. It is precisely that...– Warren G. Bennis …and this is precisely why I’ve learned so much and loved so much of my experience in Delta Omicron Zeta.
Once a little boy sent me a charming card with a little drawing on it. I loved...– Maurice Sendak (via bobulate)
Note to self — it’s a really bad idea to go...
When I write things down, they make sense to me… when I can find no words,...– Nimisha Thakore, TEDxTalk (04.20.11) Hey Nimisha? I have no words. You once told me that just based on my writing, I seemed like a “white version” of you. I could not agree more (haha), I’m actually flattered that you saw something of yourself in me, and I can’t tell you how...
I am genuinely flawed but I am also genuinely sincere. Take it or leave it.– Nimisha Thakore, TEDxTalk (04.20.11) AMEN!
Decoding the College Facebook Status →
This is so spot on and so fantastic. In other news, I do not miss high school.
Thoughts on Cities →
nslayton: A few weeks ago I saw an article looking at why so few romantic comedies were set in Los Angeles compared to New York City. Although I’m not a big fan of romantic comedies, it made me think about the differences of different cities, and what they say about identity. New York knows its identity. Things can be good, or bad, but there’s this unified aspect with everyone. People know...
All will turn out for the best. All will be well and all manner of things will...– Saint Francis of Assisi
Respect for rules? Isn’t that just dismal.– Jim Kincaid (via colindwyer)