“The specific which you have discovered is an aid not to memory, but to reminiscence, and you give your disciples not truth, but only the semblance of truth; they will be hearers of many things and will have learned nothing; they will appear to be omniscient and will generally know nothing.”
2:26 pm • 19 October 2013
A guy from Oregon has been living in a real-life Hobbit hole for the last twenty years.
Dan Price, who wants to live a life without stress says “everything is at arm’s length when you are sitting there. It’s human scale. The idea is that you can see everything, no fumbling for stuff – that creates stress.”
8:31 am • 19 October 2013 • 8,642 notes
“It doesn’t take much to be a successful artist—all you need to do is dedicate your entire life to it. The thing people most admired about Picasso wasn’t his work/life balance.”
10:02 pm • 14 October 2013 • 1 note
“Between our two lives / there is also the life of / the cherry blossom.”
— Matsuo Bashō (via theforlornhope)
(Source: realaesthete, via theforlornhope)
4:30 pm • 11 October 2013 • 8 notes
“When you are not on your pedestal you are not interesting.”
— Lord Alfred Douglas to Oscar Wilde.
7:55 pm • 9 October 2013 • 1 note