Life & Philosophy Quotes

Passing trains

Sometimes the adjacent trains zoom by so fast you can still see the other side, uninterrupted, just through two additional windows instead of one.

Passenger head silhouettes pop in an out of view rapidly, none of which look the same. The people standing up look like giants.

Perspective is whatever you want to see plus awareness. Life moves fast. It’s vital to stick to a vision unimpeded while being equally aware of your surroundings.

You have to know what’s in your way. Sometimes a hurdle is opens the door to opportunity. You’ll never see other possibilities if you solely focus on your primary goal. Tunnel vision blinds.

The environment is open to adherence and mutation. Nothing stands still, time always keeps moving. But everyone can stay composed and open-minded as keen students of life.

“The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald


I wonder how many people I’ve looked at all my life and never seen.

John Steinbeck (via razorshapes)

Just try walking the streets of New York every day.  You see everybody and nobody.