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By Mariah Helgeson June 10, 2014

The writer's words from 1955 resonate even more profoundly today in an era of technological ubiquity. A meditation on the gifts of solitude, loneliness, and silence.

By Trent Gilliss May 22, 2014

Pairing this photo of a modernist architectural wonder with words from Pritzker Prize-winning architect Thom Mayne, who instructs us to pursue our creative instincts.

By Mariah Helgeson May 12, 2014

A poetic photoquote from Rebecca Solnit on meeting moments of arrival, moments of realization, and moments of discovery with open arms.

By Mariah Helgeson May 06, 2014

In this photoquote of the day, Annie Dillard reminds us to ride the "monsters down deep."

By Trent Gilliss April 25, 2014

The tenth of the great British philosopher's list of rules for living and learning. This time, on envying others.

By Trent Gilliss April 24, 2014

The beloved German theologian offers these words of encouragement (and admonishment) on the sacred duty of listening.

By Trent Gilliss April 15, 2014

The ninth of the great British philosopher's list of rules for living and learning. This time, on being truthful.

By Trent Gilliss April 10, 2014

The eighth of the great British philosopher's list of rules for living and learning. This time, on intelligent dissent.

By Trent Gilliss April 08, 2014

The seventh of the great British philosopher's list of rules for living and learning. This time, on respecting eccentricity.

By Trent Gilliss April 07, 2014

The sixth of the great British philosopher's list of rules for living and learning. This time, on the opinions of others.

By Trent Gilliss April 04, 2014

The fifth of the great British philosopher's list of rules for living and learning. This time, on the authority of others.

By Trent Gilliss April 03, 2014

The fourth of the great British philosopher's list of rules for living and learning. This time, on overcoming opposition.

By Trent Gilliss April 02, 2014

The third of the great British philosopher's list of rules for living and learning. This time, on discouraging thinking.

By Trent Gilliss April 01, 2014

The second of the great British philosopher's list of rules for living and learning. This time, on concealing evidence.

By Trent Gilliss March 31, 2014

The first of the great British philosopher's list of rules for living and learning. This time, on certainty.

By Trent Gilliss February 22, 2014

A creative illustration elevates Dorothy Day's words on "how to bring about a revolution of the heart" with a t-shirt design.

By Trent Gilliss December 18, 2013

A simple phrase quoted at a rural elementary school has us contemplating its meanings.

By Trent Gilliss November 18, 2013

In a 1919 letter to Gandhi, the Nobel laureate offers these words of advice on planting the seeds of intolerance.

By Trent Gilliss October 08, 2013

Morrie Schwartz makes sense of it all while tomatoes are flying.

By Trent Gilliss October 06, 2013

Yosemite meets Saarschleife in this pairing of German wilderness and poignant words from John Muir.

By Trent Gilliss October 06, 2013

A striking photo paired with a grounding thought from Thich Nhat Hanh on gratitude.