“I think the biggest design project anybody can have is their own life.” — Designer Jesse Arrington.
“We should all turn off our televisions and close our laptops and go outside and move our limbs and play with each other and laugh and smooch and wrestle, because we are all going to be dead in what will seem like 45 minutes and we are going to stay that way until the end of an infinite number of forevers.” — Dave Holmes, reacting to the backlash to HBO’s Girls.
When it comes down to it, you have to create the life you want to live. It’s not always easy and it doesn’t always happen, but it’s the truth. And you have to remember that the only path to happiness in this world is to get off your ass and do stuff. Whatever it is and who cares, but just do something.
In some respects, these two nuggets of wisdom have nothing to do with one another and yet, in many ways the second is totally apropos of the first.
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