“When they’re really possessed by what they do, they’d rather stop eating and sleeping than give up practicing their arts.” – Marcus Aurelius
“My formula for greatness in a human being is amor fati : that one wants nothing to be different, not forward, not backward, not in all eternity.” – Friedrich Nietzsche
“It is a sore thing to have labored along and scaled arduous hilltops, and when all is done, find humanity indifferent to your achievement.” – Robert Louis Stevenson
“Music has always carried me through times of loneliness. So when I make music, I like to make people who listen to it feel like they have a friend who reveals something personal to them, rather than trying to be like a god up on a pedestal.” – John Frusciante
“‘It is too late’, they said to themselves, having lost their faith in themselves and henceforth forever useless.” – Friedrich Nietzsche
“The whole future lies in uncertainty. Live immediately.” – Seneca
“It is said that humans are never satisfied, that you give them one thing and they want something more.” – John Steinbeck
“Read, and your Lord is the most Generous.
Who taught by the pen.
Taught man that which he knew not.”