"There are painters who transform the sun into a yellow spot, but there are others who, thanks to their art and intelligence, transform a yellow spot into the sun."
— Pablo Picasso (via Saatchi Gallery)
"I Point To TED Talks and I Point to Kim Kardashian. That Is All."
— Karl Zimmer
"If there is any religion that could respond to the needs of modern science, it would be Buddhism."
— Albert Einstein
(Source: green-home, via theartfulgarden)
"To be an artist you have to give up everything, including the desire to be a good artist."
— Jasper Johns (via frieze_magazine)
"Nothing is worse than to try to form people in your own image."
— T.S. Eliot
"‘Pooh,’ he whispered. ‘Yes, Piglet?’ ‘Nothing,’ said Piglet, taking Pooh’s paw, ‘I just wanted to be sure of you.’"
"A Carolina wren swipes its bill back and forth on the end of a dead limb, as if sharpening a knife. A groundhog sneezes in the strong sun."