"When you’re 45th in civil liberties, 19th in economic freedom, and #1 in prisoners per capita, I think it’s officially time to stop bragging about being the “freest country on earth”–and maybe time to start thinking about how to rebuild that image."
— Daniel Bier, "Is the US “The Freest Country In the World”? – By the Numbers" (via blamethe1st)
"I cannot save you, but I could accompany you and that in itself is invaluable."
— Jonathan Carroll (via browndresswithwhitedots)
"The breaking of a wave cannot explain the whole sea."
— Vladimir Nabokov (via larmoyante)
"Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught."
— Oscar Wilde (via fourteendrawings)
"When a thing disturbs the peace of your heart, give it up."
— Prophet Muhammad (via piink-sugar)
(Source: hadeiadel, via zenhumanism)
"It is one of the most beautiful compensations of this life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself."
— Ralph Waldo Emerson (via zenhumanism)