“If something burns your soul with purpose and desire, it’s your duty to be reduced to ashes by it. Any other form of existence will be yet another dull book in the library of life.”
- Obama: We don’t need to send tens of thousands of our sons and daughters abroad, or occupy other nations.
- Me: Right, so drones....
Schools have classes called “women’s studies,” and “African-American literature” because the standard for existence set by white men has yet to be rescinded in this age. “Normal” history is the history of a certain class of white people, from the perspective of men. All the other histories are precisely that: other.
— Cunt: A Declaration of Independence. (via ratsandcandy666)
When you start working, everybody is in your studio— the past, your friends, enemies, the art world, and above all, your own ideas— all are there. But as you continue painting, they start leaving, one by one, and you are left completely alone. Then, if you are lucky, even you leave.
— John Cage (via spectersam)
Just to give you an idea, Gaza is a piece of land that is 4 miles wide and 25 miles long. There are 1.6 million people contained in this area.
They have nowhere to go, and they are under siege.