When we think of the past it’s the beautiful things we pick out. We want to believe it was all like that.
Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale 

I read that researchers at a big museum in London found the average person looked at a painting for eight seconds. So if you put your art at a stoplight you’re already getting better numbers than Rembrandt.
Banksy

How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
Henry David Thoreau

All that happens means something; nothing you do is ever insignificant.
Aldous Huxley, ‘Brave New World’

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BuzzFeed shared excerpts from Jillian and Mariko Tamaki’s graphic novel This One Summer.  [via Largehearted Boy]