“The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery.”

—   Francis Bacon (via artchipel)

(via the-arthouse)

“Do you have any advice for your readers? Lead the life that’s yours instead of faking someone else’s.”

—   Sandy Nathan (via observando)

“If you’re going to be crazy, you have to get paid for it or else you’re going to be locked up.”

—   Hunter S. Thompson (via observando)

“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.”

—   Anaïs Nin (via observando)

“Silence is so accurate.”


Mark Rothko (1903-1970, Russia/USA)

…just love this quote…

(via antelucanhourglass)

(Source: artchipel, via known-stranger)

“Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming ‘Wow! What a Ride!’”

—   Hunter S. Thompson (via observando)

“Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.”

—   Albert Camus (via observando)

“When I am dead, I hope it may be said, ‘His sins were scarlet, but his books were read.”

—   Hilaire Belloc (via observando)

“I don’t know what good it is to know so much and be smart as whips and all if it doesn’t make you happy.”

—   J.D. Salinger, Franny and Zooey (via observando)

“The secret of happiness is not in doing what one likes, but in liking what one does.”

—   J.M. Barrie (via observando)