I don’t know what your generation’s fascination is with documenting your every thought, but I can assure you they are not all diamonds.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose honest arrogance and have seen no occasion to change.
Frank Lloyd Wright
in The World’s Best Thoughts on Life & Living, compiled by Eugene Raudsepp, 1981.
Mengapa kita harus tenggelam terus dalam dikotomi “baru” dan “lama” hanya karena sejumlah orang jadi meninggal dan sejumlah orang jadi dewasa?
dalam “Dua Cerita pada Pohon” - Catatan Pinggir 1
Always design a thing by considering it in its next larger context. A chair in a room, a room in a house, a house in an environment, an environment in a city plan.
Di atas segalanya, manusia —kita— ini ahli mengeluh. Lajang, mengeluh segera ingin berkeluarga. Berkeluarga, mengeluh lelah mengurusi rumah tangga. Bekerja, mengeluh pimpinan menyebalkan dan pekerjaan berlimpah sedemikian rupa. Menganggur, mengeluh bosan dan tak punya uang. Dan seterusnya, dan sebagainya.
Who are sick of hearing complains everyday everytime everywhere. Issues will never end, buddies, change yourself instead.
Perfect is the end. Perfection is what scares me. When you see photos of those perfect ladies, you realize it as far away from perfect as you can imagine. Perfect people, perfect scenarios, perfect clothes, for me, are boring. I like imperfections; I like the tension.
Don’t be a virtual world pleaser or driven by social media to so-called socialize. You have real people and works to mind. Virtual world can always wait.
who never understand why some people are so in love with their smartphones and seems like cannot live without social media.