art is giving yourself permission to translate life. exactly the way you feel. see. and hear it. be the artist you are. give yourself permission to speak your own language.
the thing about math is even if you understand it you actually don’t understand it
To own a certain book – one you had chosen yourself – was to define yourself.
When you’re 45th in civil liberties, 19th in economic freedom, and #1 in prisoners per capita, I think it’s officially time to stop bragging about being the “freest country on earth”–and maybe time to start thinking about how to rebuild that image.
Daniel Bier, "Is the US “The Freest Country In the World”? – By the Numbers" (via blamethe1st)
People need to stop acting like criticism against the US is the same thing as insulting their family. People are so, “RAH RAH RAH USA IS NUMBER ONE” that they can’t actually see what’s happening.
Teach me Your way, O Lord, and I will walk in Your truth; give me an undivided heart, that I may fear Your Name.
Give thanks to the God of heaven. His love endures forever.
You are worthy of love and respect. You are beautiful, gifted, and intelligent. Don’t let the storm make you forget that.