This passage is taken from Poe’s short story The Imp of the Perverse, the name he gives the creature who forces us to do things we know we shouldn’t. Sometimes funny, sometimes touching, sometimes sad, always inspirational. George Bernard Shaw A Heroic Life From icons like Einstein, Gandhi, and Twain to contemporary notables like Carl Sagan and Neil Gaiman their words are turned into sometimes heart-warming, sometimes sobering stories by cartoonist Gavin Aung Than. And I know, it does sound a bit privileged and pretentious for me to tell people to find time to be creative in today’s world. From icons like Einstein, Gandhi, and Twain to modern-day philosophers, comedians and writerstheir words are turned into heartwarming stories by cartoonist Gavin Aung Than. I quit my job back at the end of 2011, before launching Zen Pencils at the start of 2012 (six year anniversary at the end of the month!). Zen Pencils is an exciting and unique new comic that takes inspirational and famous quotes and adapts them into cartoon stories. This series didn’t start out as autobiographical, but they most certainly turned out they way. He was also pissed off. Thank you and all the best for 2018! Comics Story. in 2015. But that’s ok. Just do it for yourself and not to impress anyone. All Zen Pencils artwork © Gavin Aung Than 2012-2019. in 2015. Funny Memes. I had a supportive wife and no kids, but I did have a mortgage that we got rid of by selling our house and going back to renting for a period (like I said, supportive wife). Rising Phoenix Ask Yourself He had lived an extraordinary life. EPICTETUS: A worthy crisis Epictetus (50CE-130CE) was one of the key Stoic philosophers, along with Seneca and Marcus Aurelius. Cute Stories. Comic excerpt from The Book of Life: Daily Meditations with Krishnamurti. The subsequent book was on the bestseller list for six months. Zen Pencils. The term was popularised by my friend Chris Guillebeau, whose new book SIDE HUSTLE: From Idea to Income in 27 Days was released a few months ago. Zen Pencils: Cartoon quotes from inspirational folks. “Zen Pencils deftly blends the inspired thoughts of our great creative and moral thinkers with its own fresh visual wit. 8 tips to be more creative by Zen Pencils, 220. To Love At All by C.S. James Rhodes Is That Not Worth Exploring? Published by Andrews McMeel (Calvin and Hobbes, Dilbert, The Far Side, Pearls Before Swine, The Oatmeal) and featuring over 170 full-color pages plus an exclusive pull-out poster, this book is a must for any Zen Pencils fan. Funny Quotes. Zen Pencils Indexer Notes . All quotes © their respective owners. You can pre-order it here. Life, work, money and children have been stressing us out lately, but amidst it all, we can always count on each other. 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