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Anaïs Nin on love, hand-lettered by Debbie Millman – hardly gets better than this. Available as a limited-edition print benefiting A Room of Her Own, a foundation supporting women artists and writers. 

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Anaïs Nin on love, hand-lettered by Debbie Millman – hardly gets better than this. Available as a limited-edition print benefiting A Room of Her Own, a foundation supporting women artists and writers. 

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beingblog:

“It’s not a vain or futile exercise to perfect yourself to some extent before you serve others, otherwise it’s like cutting the wheat when it’s still green. And nobody is fed by that. So we need a minimum of readiness to efficiently and wisely be at the service of others. So compassion needs also to be sort of enlightened by wisdom. Otherwise, it’s blind.”
~Matthieu Ricard from The Happiest Man in the World
photo by Akbar Simonse

beingblog:

“It’s not a vain or futile exercise to perfect yourself to some extent before you serve others, otherwise it’s like cutting the wheat when it’s still green. And nobody is fed by that. So we need a minimum of readiness to efficiently and wisely be at the service of others. So compassion needs also to be sort of enlightened by wisdom. Otherwise, it’s blind.”

~Matthieu Ricard from The Happiest Man in the World


photo by Akbar Simonse

workspaces:

spaceships:

Maira Kalman

Hanging this above my desk.

workspaces:

spaceships:

Maira Kalman

Hanging this above my desk.

As marvelous as the stars is the mind of the person who studies them.
Martin Luther King, Jr.  Simpson’s Contemporary Quotations by James B. Simpson, 1997. (via ingridrichter)
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“Self-knowledge is no guarantee of happiness, but it is on the side of happiness and can supply the courage to fight for it.”
Timeless truth from Simone de Beauvoir, hand-lettered by the inimitable Lisa Congdon, master of visualizing timeless wisdom on life.

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“Self-knowledge is no guarantee of happiness, but it is on the side of happiness and can supply the courage to fight for it.”

Timeless truth from Simone de Beauvoir, hand-lettered by the inimitable Lisa Congdon, master of visualizing timeless wisdom on life.

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The Little Prince in Braille, the best thing since The Black Book of Colors. 
(↬ Maud Newton)

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The Little Prince in Braille, the best thing since The Black Book of Colors

( Maud Newton)

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