“Robert Frank, Swiss, unobtrusive, nice, with that little camera that he raises and snaps, and with one hand he sucked a sad poem right out of America on to film, taking rank among the tragic poets of the world.” —Jack Kerouac from the introduction to The Americans first published 50 years ago.
“Work is the curse of the drinking class.” —
oscar wilde. (via lovechristine)
This applies to many people I know.
“Everyone is down on journalism, I couldn’t be more excited because in disruption there is opportunity. There is huge opportunity for us as profession right now to step up and if we don’t step up we are going to left behind, we have to elevate our game.” —Brian Storm, president of MediaStorm
“We do not believe in ourselves until someone reveals that deep inside us something is valuable, worth listening to, worthy of our trust, sacred to our touch. Once we believe in ourselves we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight or any experience that reveals the human spirit.” —e. e. cummings (via hdot)
“I used to think success and fame and fortune would make me happy, but now I realise it comes from too deep inside you to be changed by any of that.” —Morrissey (via spmorrissey)
Star Hits, 1986
- SH: Did you ever have long hair?
- Morrissey: Long hair is an unpardonable offense which should be punishable by death.