"I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious."
— Albert Einstein

Gorgeous gorgeous sitting on a windowsill contemplating love while it’s raining song.

“Excellence is never an accident. It is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, and intelligent execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives - choice, not chance, determines your destiny.”

Aristotle (via kushandwizdom)

More good vibes here

(via thelovenotebook)

“Seduction is about intelligence and wit. Someone who makes me laugh has every chance to seduce me.”

– Riccardo Tisci   (via thatkindofwoman)

“This is the real secret of life — to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.”

– Alan Watts (via psych-facts)

Baryshnikov dances Sinatra and more ( ballet “Sinatra Suits”, full vers…

Misty Copeland. Goddess.

“Be relentless without being obnoxious. Be ambitious, and own your ambition—that goes especially for women. It’s okay to say, ‘I want greatness.’”

A conversation with the wonderful Roxane Gay on The Great Discontent. The above calls to mind Debbie Millman’s memorable advice to “imagine immensities.”

Previous TGD interviews have included Debbie MillmanAustin KleonJohn Maeda, and yours truly.

(via explore-blog)

“If you think you can do better, then do better. Don’t compete with anyone, just yourself. When you are in trouble or have a dilemma, ask yourself, “What’s the important thing?”. And when you wake up in the morning, ask yourself how you can be a better person, not just a better performer.”

– Bob Fosse (via IMDB.com)

“I think the Greatest love, is learning to love yourself before loving anyone else”

http://hola-its-patrick.tumblr.com/ (via psych-facts)