Author: ong xiao yun

Courage to be-quotes

what’s the purpose of reading classic books?

its the kind of route to being independent or even free a free person with a sense of free is someone who doesn’t live off another person’s word or doesn’t live by the authority of this Society in our society the authority of public opinion and the way to achieve this independence is by reading especially the great books the classic books.

Courage to be-quotes

what’s the purpose of reading classic books?

its the kind of route to being independent or even free a free person with a sense of free is someone who doesn’t live off another person’s word or doesn’t live by the authority of this Society in our society the authority of public opinion and the way to achieve this independence is by reading especially the great books the classic books.

Photo C5

About the photo I collected this photographic print yesterday. This photograph was taken in Cambodia, Siam Reap, the Ta Prohm Temple. The foliage and the tones of the greenery makes this one of my favourite […]

Courage to be-quotes

I realized that I had to make the choice to be an artist because only as an artist could I be totally responsible for what I did. The decision to be an artist is the decision to be free. Freedom is the condition of responsibility. I realized that to be an artist is not a question of form or of content, it’s a question of responsibility. The decision to be an artist is a decision for the absolute and for eternity. That has nothing to do with romanticism or idealism, it’s a question of courage.