If I Were A Great Lake

Two Prisoners behind bars,
One looks at the mud.
The other looks at the stars.

otrops:

A step in the right direction

From Player Piano, this is quite possibly my favorite quotes of all time. It’s a reminder that progress is rarely relentlessly forward.

otrops:

A step in the right direction

From Player Piano, this is quite possibly my favorite quotes of all time. It’s a reminder that progress is rarely relentlessly forward.

“What man of us has never felt, walking through the twilight or writing down a date from his past, that he has lost something infinite?”

—   Jorge Luis Borges, from Dreamtigers (University of Texas Press, 1964)

(Source: fables-of-the-reconstruction, via apoetreflects)

theroyaltenenblarghs:

Where am I, and how can I leave?

theroyaltenenblarghs:

Where am I, and how can I leave?

egonschiele-art:

Sunflower, 1909
Egon Schiele

egonschiele-art:

Sunflower, 1909

Egon Schiele

tierradentro:

“Standing Female Nude”, 1910, Egon Schiele.

tierradentro:

Standing Female Nude”, 1910, Egon Schiele.

“To the as-yet-unborn, to all innocent wisps of undifferentiated nothingness: Watch out for life.”

—   Kurt Vonnegut, Deadeye Dick (via stennieben)

“Anyway—because we are readers, we don’t have to wait for some communications executive to decide what we should think about next—and how we should think about it. We can fill our heads with anything from aardvarks to zucchinis—at any time of night or day.”

—   Kurt Vonnegut (via observando)

antipahtico:

Stephen King

(Source: zgmfd, via to-the-girl-in-the-bell-jar)