The people I respect the most are those that do the worst on paper by the standards of an institution and amazingly by their own standards. The people I respect the least are those that do the best on paper by the standards of an institution and set their personal standards in accordance to the institution.
I respect my brother. I am proud to be related to him and I’m happy to share the genes that have resulted in my brain. :D
what the fuckus is this fanmail thing? is it just like messages to someone who doesn’t follow you? so tumblr is stroking the egos of its users yet again so they can indulge in the fantasy that they’re famous in some capacity instead of bored assholes on the internet just like you?
I guess so.
Franz Kafka, Aphorism 52 in Unpublished Works 1916-1918 (via fuckyeahexistentialism