What is life? It is the flash of a firefly … the breath of a buffalo … the shadow which … loses itself in the sunset. — Crowfoot’s last words, 1890

Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it. — Steve Jobs

The old Lakota was wise. He knew that a man’s heart, away from nature, becomes hard; he knew that lack of respect for growing, living things soon led to lack of respect for humans, too. So, he kept his children close to nature’s softening influence.
Standing Bear, Sioux Chief

A Boy and His Kite

The video above is a cinematic proof of the Unreal 4 game engine, which is being used to drive so much more than games these days. For more on what the Unreal engine makes possible, be sure to check out this article from FXGuide.

The question you have to ask yourself is:   ‘How do you want to fail? Do you want to fail in a way that feels like it respects your tastes and value system?’ — Amy Poehler

Robert DeNiro to Arts Grads … “You’re Fucked!”

Great opener leads to a speech every creator should watch and digest.

Path to justice is one all of us must travel together. — Barack Obama

We did not think of the great open plains, the beautiful rolling hills, the winding streams with tangled growth, as ‘wild’. Only to the white man was nature a ‘wilderness’ and only to him was it ‘infested’ with ‘wild’ animals and ‘savage’ people.

To us it was tame. Earth was bountiful and we were surrounded with the blessings of the Great Mystery. — Standing Bear, Sioux Chief

Be kind whenever possible.

It is always possible.

Dalai Lama

Prince Ea on Love

A lot of wisdom crammed into 4 minutes and 13 seconds. Well worth your time to watch and absorb.