"Many a man thinks he is buying pleasure, when he is really selling himself a slave to it."
- Benjamin Franklin (via grawlyx666)
(Source: philosophicalconservatism, via thc-on-lsd)
"Is it so bad, then, to be misunderstood? Pythagoras was misunderstood, and Socrates, and Jesus, and Luther, and Copernicus, and Galileo, and Newton, and every pure and wise spirit that ever took flesh. To be great is to be misunderstood."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson, Self Reliance (via quotes-shape-us)