Words do not express thoughts very well. They always become a little different immediately after they are expressed, a little distorted, a little foolish.
- Herman Hesse (via ntrvrts)
'Sparrow on a Flowering Branch'
For believe me, the more one is, the richer is all that one experiences. And whoever wants to have deep love in his life must collect and save for it and gather honey.
- Rainer Maria Rilke (via tectusregis)
Giovanni Bellini. Four Allegories: Falsehood (or Wisdom), Fortune (or Melancholy), Lust (or Perseverance), Prudence (or Vanity) (top to bottom). Gallerie dell’Accademia, Venice. 1490.
GURDJIEFF / DE HARTMANN
Alb. “Gurdjieff’s Music for the Movements”
Pianist, Wim van Dulleman
Nicolai Ivanovich Fechin (1881-1955): The Temple Dancer [Храмовая танцовщица], 1938, oil on canvas, source: catherinelarose.blogspot.com.
"Dame ‘Alice’ Ellen Terry" (also known as "Choosing") by George Frederick Watts (1817-1904).
There is no reality except the one contained within us. That is why so many people live such an unreal life. They take the images outside of them for reality and never allow the world within to assert itself.
- Herman Hesse (via chimneyfish)
We must learn to think differently- in order finally, perhaps very late, to achieve even more: to feel differently.
- Nietzsche (via silencemadenietzschecry)