Immaterial Digressions

The Card Players - Cezanne

The Card Players - Cezanne

Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead. The consciousness of loving and being loved brings warmth and richness to life that nothing else can bring.

—Oscar Wilde

Saint Sava, Belgrade.

Saint Sava, Belgrade.

Most people would rather die than think; many do.

—Bertrand Russell

When we understand every single secret of the universe, there will still be left the eternal mystery of the human heart.

—Stephen Fry attributes this to Ludwig Wittgenstein

Babur receives a courtier, 1589

Babur receives a courtier, 1589

Madame Hessel - Edouard Vuillard.

Madame Hessel - Edouard Vuillard.

Tranquil Preparation - Richard Young

Tranquil Preparation - Richard Young

William Holman Hunt - Self Portrait

William Holman Hunt - Self Portrait

When ideas fail, words come in very handy.

—Goethe