Be skeptical of everything. Of every rule. Of every way to be ‘better.’ The thief doesn’t worry about life hacks. He is living life.
The first day it hits 40 degrees after a long, cold winter and you drive around with the windows down.
The answer to the people who want more from you than you can give them: It Ain’t Me Babe
“Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.” —Winston Churchill
“Fear, to a great extent, is born of a story we tell ourselves, and so I chose to tell myself a different story from the one women are told. I decided I was safe. I was strong. I was brave. Nothing could vanquish me.”
Here’s a story. A true story. For you.
He also chain smokes and waters a plant.
This is how I picture Lana: a cool, disaffected girl who would smoke cigarettes with you in the parking lot of your high school, a girl who was the first to lose her virginity in her group of friends, a girl who was never particularly ambitious but things just happened to her, things that everyone else wished for and worked so hard to get but couldn’t.
If there wasn’t beauty in this—the sound of silence—it wouldn’t be written about, agonized over, set to melody, and played on repeat.
Phil Spector pulled a gun out to threaten Debbie Harry, the Ramones, and John Lennon. The man actually shot a gun off in the studio near a former Beatle, and held the Ramones hostage.