Favorite Quotes in 2016

Some stand outs that struck like a chord.
  1. "I hope you all find yourselves sleeping with someone you love, maybe not all of the time, but a lot of the time. The touch of a foot in the night is sincere. I hope you like your work, I hope there's mystery and poetry in your life — not even poems, but patterns. I hope you can see them. Often these patterns will wake you up, and you will know...
    that you are alive, again and again." - Eileen Myles
  2. "Artists are intuitive. They wait for inspiration. That's what art is about, the intuitive, not the intellectual. Art about ideas stimulates ideas, but art that comes from inspiration stimulates feelings of happiness, innocence and beauty." - Agnes Martin
  3. "For so long I had been looking into every person I met, hoping I might discover in them all the thoughts and feelings I hoped life would give me, but hadn't. There are some people who say you have to find such things in yourself, that you cannot count on anyone to supply even the smallest crumb that your life lacks." - Sheila Heti
  4. "My view of human nature is that all of us are just holding it together in various ways – and that's okay, and we just need to go easy with one another, knowing that we're all these incredible fragile beings." - Alain de Botton
  5. "Pure invention doesn't exist; rather we try to improve or redo what already exists, but in our own ways, with our own backgrounds and education, by arranging things and making them understandable to people in present day." - Blek le Rat
  6. "Being misunderstood by people whose opinion you value is absolutely the most painful." - Gloria Steinem
  7. "The circle of an empty day is brutal and at night it tightens around your neck like a noose." - Elena Ferrante
  8. "I can't be the best. Only one of us can be the best, and it's you." - E ❤️