Everything is Simple


"I guess this is the first time in a video that I ever showed my arms since my arms have been scarred, ‘cause my arms are-are pretty badly scarred. I guess people are always wondering so I might as well say that, um, that the way that my arms got the way that they look, um, is was from abscesses  which came from shooting huge amounts of drugs. The results could have been a lot worse, so I’m happy to have the scars from a period of my life where I was living destructively, just as a… as a sign of what I’ve been through. And, uh, these days, I-I’m, you know, being healthy and taking care of my body is so important to me. But looking at it here, is seems like my arms have gotten better since then, so… That’s nice to see."
—On “Californication” video audio commentary - Red Hot Chili Peppers Greatest Videos

"I guess this is the first time in a video that I ever showed my arms since my arms have been scarred, ‘cause my arms are-are pretty badly scarred. I guess people are always wondering so I might as well say that, um, that the way that my arms got the way that they look, um, is was from abscesses  which came from shooting huge amounts of drugs. The results could have been a lot worse, so I’m happy to have the scars from a period of my life where I was living destructively, just as a… as a sign of what I’ve been through. And, uh, these days, I-I’m, you know, being healthy and taking care of my body is so important to me. But looking at it here, is seems like my arms have gotten better since then, so… That’s nice to see."

On “Californication” video audio commentary - Red Hot Chili Peppers Greatest Videos

I think when we don’t know what to do, it’s wise to do nothing. Sit down quietly; quiet our hearts and minds and breathe deeply.

—Maya Angelou

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Found this in a book.

Found this in a book.

"You made the world rosy, then you left." —Geneviève in Entre la mer et l’eau douce (1967)