While there are people that deserve your respect, don’t give it blindly, or worse, fall victim to intimidation. Everyone you’ve met, or ever will meet, offers nothing more than an opinion; Assess it as such.
After ~10 miles or so long-boarding San Francisco, we arrive at the Pacific Ocean. Not too bad, eh?
…but this strong opinion is weakly held…
Intimidation is temporary.
If you ain’t sweet to me,
I’ll dessert you in a heartbeat.
If you don’t savor me,
I’ll salt you, make you savory. — Islands - If
Emerald Bay, Lake Tahoe
No amount of fire or freshness can challenge what a man will store up in his ghostly heart. — F. Scott Fitzgerald - The Great Gatsby
My 2013 playlist as of late. This year’s been swell so far. Here’s to the rest of it :)
A wizard is never late, nor is he early, he arrives precisely when he means to. — J.R.R. Tolkien
There are people who drive luxury cars, but have only second- or third-rate sofas in their homes. I put little trust in such people. An expensive automobile may be well worth its price, but its only an expensive automobile. If you have the money, you can buy it, anyone can buy it. Procuring a good sofa, on the other hand, requires style and experience and philosophy. It takes money, yes, but you also need a vision of the superior sofa. That sofa among sofas. — Haruki Murakami