firstimpressionsoflife: Claude Monet in his garden, C. 1917 Oh that bridge


perfectnonfreedom: William Morris (right) with Edward Burne-Jones, 1890.

firsttimeuser: Painting the Sacré-Coeur from the ancient Rue Norvins in Montmartre (1946), photo by Edward Clark, from ‘The Great LIFE Photographers’ Thank you casadelpoetatragico and Luna

Man is an eternal pendulum of movement and vibration. His spirit is captured in a body in which forces throb and pulsate like the beat of a heart. Often, they thunder and quake in his body with strong emotions that shake the very foundations of his physical being. Life goes on, rhythmically and quietly pulsating … Continue reading

Do you not see how necessary a world of pains and troubles is to school an intelligence and make it a soul? John Keats (via elige)

They miss the whisper that runs any day in your mind, “Who are you really, wanderer?” and the answer you have to give no matter how dark and cold the world around you is: “Maybe I’m a king. - William Stafford (via yama-bato)

Sometimes when you’re being quick to judge, you don’t notice the delicacy or softness or transient gracefulness of what is around you. In the overexcited mental turmoil of constantly having to judge every thought and perception, you might miss some of the luminousness of the phenomenal world or even not notice some of your own … Continue reading