And in fact, if the world is right, if this music of the cafés, these mass enjoyments and these Americanised men who are pleased with so little are right, then I am wrong, I am crazy. I am in truth the Steppenwolf that I often call myself; that beast astray who finds neither home nor joy nor nourishment in a world that is strange and incomprehensible to him.

Hermann Hesse, Steppenwolf

I understand the feeling very well…

(via journalofanobody)


Silence is the language of God, all else is poor translation.
Rumi (via lazyyogi)

feuille-d-automne:

 duino-elegies:
Clara Rilke Westoff & Rainer Maria Rilke ca. 1903

feuille-d-automne:

 duino-elegies:

Clara Rilke Westoff & Rainer Maria Rilke ca. 1903

(Source: modersohn-museum.de, via eclektic)


"Order and simplification are the first steps toward the mastery of a subject."

- Thomas Mann


tytusjaneta:

Eugen Wiskovsky

tytusjaneta:

Eugen Wiskovsky

(via iloverainandcoffee)


Artists are people driven by the tension between the desire to communicate and the desire to hide.
Donald Winnicott   (via mirroir)

(Source: ronakeller, via post-impressionisms)


untrustyou:

Nadine Cordial

(Source: chromeus, via journalofanobody)


Make your ego porous. Will is of little importance, complaining is nothing, fame is nothing. Openness, patience, receptivity, solitude is everything.
Rainer Maria Rilke (via quotes-shape-us)

kvetchlandia:

Roman Vishniac     Street in the Jewish Quarter, Vilna, Lithuania      c.1937

kvetchlandia:

Roman Vishniac     Street in the Jewish Quarter, Vilna, Lithuania      c.1937

(via iloverainandcoffee)


It seems I’ve stopped speaking with my voice. Part of me fell asleep and just watches.
Fernando Pessoa (via seabois)

(via iloverainandcoffee)


God help us—for art is long, and life so short.
Goethe, Faust   (via the-beauty-in-the-imperfections)

(Source: sisyphean-revolt, via flower-joyce)



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