From Passion to Complacency.

Added on by Skyler Fike.

"When we consider that each of us has only one life to live, isn’t it rather tragic to find men and women, with brains capable of comprehending the stars and the planets, talking about the weather; men and women, with hands capable of creating works of art, using those hands only for routine tasks; men and women, capable of independent thought, using their minds as a bowling-alley for popular ideas; men and women, capable of greatness, wallowing in mediocrity; men and women, capable of self-expression, slowly dying a mental death while they babble the confused monotone of the mob?"

-Neil Gaiman

excerpt taken from: http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2012/12/14/how-to-avoid-work/

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