“The Paradoxical Commandments
People are illogical, unreasonable, and self-centered.
Love them anyway.
If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives.
Do good anyway.
If you are successful, you will win false friends and true enemies.
The good you do today will be forgotten tomorrow.
Do good anyway.
Honesty and frankness make you vulnerable.
Be honest and frank anyway.
The biggest men and women with the biggest ideas can be shot down by the smallest men and women with the smallest minds.
Think big anyway.
People favor underdogs but follow only top dogs.
Fight for a few underdogs anyway.
What you spend years building may be destroyed overnight.
People really need help but may attack you if you do help them.
Help people anyway.
Give the world the best you have and you’ll get kicked in the teeth.
Give the world the best you have anyway.”
— Kent M. Keith (via kushandwizdom)
a quick comic to remind myself what to do the next time i forget this simple lesson
On the other hand, my nose flaring abilities are pretty good
For some reason I thought about this a lot as a kid
— Diana Wynne Jones, ‘Fire and Hemlock’ (via dephinia)
— Chris Soriano (via setbabiesonfire)
“So do I,” said Gandalf, “and so do all who live to see such times. But that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us."
— Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring (via zeldawilliams)
— Donald Winnicott (via tothenow)
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On M.Night Shamalayan’s The Last Airbender
"That experience gave us a little extra motivation to write Korra ourselves, and to say ‘We’re going to do this right this time.’” – Mike DiMartino