be authentic, do good, be honest, be passionate, be exhilarated by the seemingly small, be curious, be willing to put in the work, have a good sense of humour, be socially conscious, appreciate fine design, wit and wine. Drink coffee, don black. Think.
He allowed himself to be swayed by his conviction that human beings are not born once and for all on the day their mothers give birth to them, but that life obliges them over and over again to give birth to themselves.— ~ Gabriel García Márquez, Love in the Time of Cholera (via lonequixote)
In general, people are not drawn to perfection in others. People are drawn to shared interests, shared problems, and an individual’s life energy. Humans connect with humans. Hiding one’s humanity and trying to project an image of perfection makes a person vague, slippery, lifeless, and uninteresting.— Robert Glover (via funeral)