I believe in language. The power of the written word, beauty without words, the language of cinema, photographic realism, poetry through music. These are the things that make me feel life is worth living.

Some words I live by...

The world is large enough to embrace voices other than my own.

"I don’t have to attend every argument I’m invited to."
Dorothy Parker

"The world will ask you who you are, and if you don’t know, the world will tell you."
"As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being."
Carl Jung

"Eyes and ears are poor witnesses to people if they have uncultured souls."

"Appearances can be... deceptive."
Brad Pitt's hilarious attempt at trying to sound smart, but failing. 'Burn After Reading'

"I'm looking to elevate small talk to medium talk."
Larry David

"I'm jealous and I'm trusting. It's cognitive dissonance. F. Scott Fitzgerald talked about it."
Writer/Director Woody Allen, Midnight in Paris

"The only true currency in this bankrupt world is what you share with someone else when you’re uncool."
Almost Famous, Writer/Director Cameron Crowe

"An individual who takes a lenient view of the moral law may well have a high opinion of himself, as he judges himself by a false standard.
Seek not the favour of the multitude; it is seldom got by honest and lawful means. But seek the testimony of few; and number not voices, but weigh them.
So act that your principle of action might safely be made a law for the whole world.
It is not necessary that whilst I live, I live happily; but it is necessary that so long as I live I should live honourably.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life."
Immanuel Kant

"Order is the shape upon which beauty depends."
Pearl Buck, 1892-1973

"Superheroes are easy, Darling. Mediocrity is much more difficult to work with—and in such great supply."
Edna Mode

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