We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
— Oscar Wilde, Lady Windermere’s Fan (via literatureyeahyeah)
We are told “no,” we’re unimportant, we’re peripheral. “Get a degree, get a job, get a this, get a that.” And then you’re a player, you don’t want to even play in that game. You want to reclaim your mind and get it out of the hands of the cultural engineers who want to turn you into a half-baked moron consuming all this trash that’s being manufactured out of the bones of a dying world.
— Terence McKenna (via luv-me-tender)
I sit before flowers
hoping they will train me in the art
of opening up
— The Student, Shane Koyczan (via wethinkwedream)