Jesse Quam - Reasoning & Distractions In Life

To paint is the most terrific thing that there is, but to do it well is very difficult. -Frida Kahlo

Beach House - Lemon Glow

Plants are more courageous than almost all human beings: an orange tree would rather die than produce lemons, whereas instead of dying the average person would rather be someone they are not. -Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Jesse Quam - Street Cred

My name’s Mark, I ride a scooter.  I’m Badass.. -Blink 182

Divino Nino - Foam

Happiness radiates like the fragrance from a flower and draws all good things towards you. -Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

Jesse Quam - OG Logo Tee

According to traditional Japanese beliefs, the tortoise is a haven for immortals and the world mountain, and symbolizes longevity, good luck, and support. It is the symbol of Kumpira, the god of seafaring people.

Tom Freund - Collapsible Plans

The ideal person bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances. -Aristotle

Jesse Quam - Quiver

The universe is a continuous web. Touch it at any point and the whole web quivers.
-Stanley Kunitz

Death Of A Ladies' Man - Stagnation Heights

When you stay too long in the same place, things and people go to pot on you, they rot and start stinking for your special benefit.
Louis-Ferdinand Celine

Jesse Quam - Come Alive

I believe that if you don't derive a deep sense of purpose from what you do, if you don't come radiantly alive several times a day, if you don't feel deeply grateful at the tremendous good fortune that has been bestowed on you, then you are wasting your life. And life is too short to waste. -Srikumar Rao

Knife Knights - My Dreams Never Sleep

Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before. -Edgar Allan Poe

Jesse Quam - She

That strong mother doesn't tell her cub, Son, stay weak so the wolves can get you. She says, Toughen up, this is reality we are living in. -Lauryn Hill

J.S. Ondara - Saying Goodbye

You learn from a conglomeration of the incredible past - whatever experience gotten in any way whatsoever. -Bob Dylan

Jesse Quam - Prince At The Ritz 1981

My hair is capable of doing a lot of different things. -Prince

Daniel Moreno and Carlos Enciso - Rhythm Repeat

For the world to be interesting, you have to be manipulating it all the time. -Brian Eno

Jesse Quam - Cope With This

Let the beauty of what you love be what you do. -Rumi

Kill To Kill - Crawl

Some people are afraid of what they might find if they try to analyze themselves too much, but you have to crawl into your wounds to discover where your fears are. Once the bleeding starts, the cleansing can begin. -Tori Amos

Jesse Quam - Green Machine

The future will either be green or not at all. -Bob Brown

Drinker - Something I Want

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion. -Dalai Lama

Jesse Quam - Outsider

They grew up on the outside of society. They weren't looking for a fight. They were looking to belong. -S.E. Hinton

Beastie Boys - Shadrach

It’s time to get ill. –Beastie Boys

Jesse Quam - Jane Jetson


Jack Johnson - My Mind Is For Sale (Lyric Video)

Don't let your dreams be dreams. -Jack Johnson

Jesse Quam - Inner Child

“The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery.” - Francis Bacon

Beautiful Losers

My work is very much a melting pot of a lot of different influences. –Shepard Fairey

Jesse Quam - Inner Spirit

The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion that stands at the cradle of true art and true science. -Albert Einstein