If you are depressed you are living in the past. If you are anxious you are...– Lao Tzu (via cavum)
I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.– Carl Jung (via misswallflower)
theumbrellaseller: I do not aim with my hand; He who aims with his hand has forgotten the face of his father. I aim with my eye. I do not shoot with my hand; He who shoots with his hand has forgotten the face of his father. I shoot with my mind. I do not kill with my gun; He who kills with his gun has forgotten the face of his father. I kill with my heart. — Gunslinger’s mantra, The Dark Tower,...
We are all mortal until the first kiss and the second glass of wine.– Eduardo Galeano (via bourbonandpearls)
Show the readers everything, tell them nothing.– Ernest Hemingway (via amandaonwriting)
Your time is limited, don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be...– Steve Jobs (via myquotelibrary)
I’ve always had a theory that some of us are born with nerve endings longer than...– Joy Harjo (via dailystendhalnitesaudade)
Teaching with Confidence: Advice for New Faculty →
You teach with confidence when you know the ingredients and components of effective instruction—when you know what good teachers do. Good teaching is not a mystery; it isn’t a gift. It’s compromised of acquirable skills—meaning you can learn what the skills are and work to develop them. Research starting in the 30s has identified the ingredients or components of effective instruction with...
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.– Bob Dylan (via johnnypressure)
I can’t stand it to think my life is going so fast and I’m not really living it.– Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises (via lonehands) My sentiments exactly. (via royaltorch)
I’ve said it before but it bears repeating: Everyone has a self-image, an ego....– A wonderful explanation. Brad Warner, Hardcore Zen (via buddhistintraining)
Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely...– Hunter S. Thompson (via cassket)
Mister Teacher: Best Teacher I Ever Had →
misterteacher: by David Owen Extracted from Reader’s Digest (Asian Edition), April 1991, pp. 47-48. Mr. Whitson taught sixth-grade science. On the first day of class, he gave us a lecture about a creature called the cattywampus, an ill-adapted nocturnal animal that was wiped out during the Ice Age. He passed…
We do not believe in ourselves until someone reveals that deep inside us...– E.E. Cummings (via aneclecticmess)
friend: i'm so bored..
me: well, how 'bout reading a book?
friend: hahahaha omfg are you stupid? i hate reading, it's soooo boring! how can you tell me to read a book lmfao lol
friend: everything ok?
me: i will make it look like an accident.