The human understanding is like a false mirror, which, receiving rays irregularly, distorts and discolors the nature of things by mingling its own nature with it.
Francis Bacon, in Novum Organum
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In the long run, the sharpest weapon of all is a kind and gentle spirit.
Anne Frank (via theriverjordyn)
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jacobvanloon:

Jacob van Loon
Station VIII
Watercolor, acrylic and graphite on paper
2014

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You should look into your confusion further. You should push into it instead of closing yourself off. In that way, you just keep opening and unfolding, like flowers in the summertime. Even though they are exposed to the weather, to the wind and rain, flowers still keep unfolding themselves, until finally they bloom at their best.
Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche
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Most people think happiness is about gaining something, but it’s not. It’s all about getting rid of the darkness you accumulate.

Carolyn Crane 

(via dingyfeathers)

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liberatingreality:

Repression is self mutilation.

liberatingreality:

Repression is self mutilation.

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hifructosemag:

Maki Ohkojima’s elaborate paintings explore the imagination. See more on Hi-Fructose.

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There are instincts which are deeper than reason.
Arthur Conan Doyle
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