If you could only paint a single good picture in your lifetime, your life would be worthwhile.
— Marie-Louise von Motesiczky
Fritz Henle - Rocks and figure, Virgin Islands, 1954
Fritz Henle - Beach Nude (Full figure with driftwood), c.1954.
… from Fritz Henle’s Figure Studies, The Studio Publications, Inc. 1954.
Old stories are like old friends… You have to visit them from time to time.
— George R.R. Martin, A Storm of Swords
Without books, I absolutely would die. I could forget about food if I had something marvelous to massage my mind.
— Tennessee Williams, quoted in Follies of God: Tennessee Williams and the Women of the Fog
Günter Rössler, Katrin D.
I fear you close by; I love you far away.
— Friedrich Nietzsche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra
Lone Praesto Nordström
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
— Lao Tzu
by Daido Moriyama
Record No. 19, Italy, 2010
— An old English and dead word, werifesteria means to wander longingly through the forest in search of mystery.
I hope for nothing. I fear nothing. I am free.
— Nikos Kazantzakis
life is neither good nor evil, only a place for good and evil.
— Marcus Aurelius
I love you as certain dark things are to be loved, in secret, between the shadow and the soul.
— Pablo Neruda, 100 Love Sonnets.