Everybody pays attention to pictures of things. Nobody pays attention to things themselves.

— Kurt Vonnegut (via likeafieldmouse)

It is your fate, forgetfulness. All of the old lessons of life, you lose and gain and lose and gain again.

— Leto II, The Voice of Dar-es-Balat  (via likeafieldmouse)

Perhaps the story you finish is never the one you begin.

— Salman Rushdie, Midnight’s Children (via likeafieldmouse)

It’s life that matters, nothing but life—the process of discovering, the everlasting and perpetual process, not the discovery itself, at all.

— Fyodor Dostoevsky (via likeafieldmouse)
Claire’s Knee (1970), directed by Eric Rohmer

What horrifies me most is the idea of being useless: well-educated, brilliantly promising, and fading out into an indifferent middle age.

— Sylvia Plath (via rawkiss)

Vivre Sa Vie (1962)

Ondria Hardin in Double Magazine S/S 2014 by Theo Wenner

Gordon Parks
Harlem Neighborhood. New York City. 1952

Have to keep reminding myself not to let the horrible experience of HSC art influence my love of real art