"Muscles aching to work, minds aching to create beyond the single need—this is man."
- John Steinbeck, The Grapes of Wrath (via likeafieldmouse)
"You will never realize that an incident which filled but a degree in the circle of your thoughts covered the whole circumference of mine. No person can see exactly what and where another’s horizon is."
- Thomas Hardy (via likeafieldmouse)
design-is-fine:

Pierre Joseph Redouté, Bromella Ananas, Pineapple, 1805-1816. Stipple engraving. From: Les liliacées, France. Via NYPL

design-is-fine:

Pierre Joseph Redouté, Bromella Ananas, Pineapple, 1805-1816. Stipple engraving. From: Les liliacées, France. Via NYPL

"If only there could be an invention that bottled up a memory, like scent. And it never faded, and it never got stale. And then, when one wanted it, the bottle could be uncorked, and it would be like living the moment all over again."
- Daphne du Maurier, Rebecca (via wordsnquotes)

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