i think i can accurately say that i can crush a man’s head with my thighs
Case study for “when it absolutely doesn’t matter that it’s Photoshopped.”
“Like so many other nerdy, disaffected young people of that time, I dreamed of becoming an ‘artist’, i.e., somebody whose adult job was original and creative instead of tedious and dronelike.”
― David Foster Wallace, The Pale King
“A society manufactures the heroes it requires.”
― Colson Whitehead, Zone One
You’ll be told in a hundred ways, some subtle and some not, to keep climbing, and never be satisfied with where you are, who you are, and what you’re doing. There are a million ways to sell yourself out, and I guarantee you’ll hear about them.
To invent your own life’s meaning is not easy, but it’s still allowed, and I think you’ll be happier for the trouble.