Whatever you're meant to do, do it now. The conditions are always impossible. ~Doris Lessing

"Whatever you are meant to do, do it now. The conditions are always impossible" --Doris Lessing

Francis Bacon

"the creative process" -Francis Bacon. Thanks for this pin, it's so TRUE!- by agnes.


If we surrendered to earth's intelligence we would rise up rooted, like trees.

“To be what I am. To live the life that was set for me to live. To voice the things that only I can voice. To bear the blossoms that are commanded of my heart. This is what I want, and surely, this cannot be presumptuous.” — Rainer Maria Rilke at work, Hotel Biron, Paris.

René Karl Wilhelm Johann Josef Maria Rilke aka Rainer Maria Rilke at his desk, Hôtel Biron, Paris

...they are nothing alone

"Beware Those Who Seek Constant Crowds, They Are Nothing Alone", Charles Bukowski Quote.

“The possession of knowledge does not kill the sense of wonder and mystery. There is always more mystery.” Anais Nin

“We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.” ― Anaïs Nin (In a bank vault with her diaries.

T.S. Eliot

“We shall not cease from exploration - And the end of all our exploring - Will be to arrive where we started - And know the place for the first time.” ― T.S. Eliot / T.S. Eliot, 1956 portrait by Sir Cecil Beaton

“The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.” - Hemingway

Ryann Ernest Hemingway with typewriter and cat. "There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed" - Ernest Hemingway.

“There is an Indian proverb that says that everyone is a house with four rooms, a physical, a mental, an emtional, and a spiritual . Most of us tend to live in one room most of the time but unless we go into every room every day, even if only to keep it aired, we are not a complete person.” - Rumer Godden

Rumer Godden

(Margaret) Rumer Godden grew up and lived most her life in India, a place so secluded that writing was one of the only things to do.

the Brandalism project / Robert Montgomery

Robert Montgomerry (UK) // install in Bristol. Space Hijackers (UK) // site specific install next to Olympic Village, East London. The Brandalism project sees 25 artists from 8 countries.

"Either you think, or else others have to think for you and take power from you, pervert and discipline your natural tastes, civilize and sterilize you." F. Scott Fitzgerald

Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald was an American author of novels and short stories, whose works are the paradigmatic writings of the Jazz Age. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest American writers of the century.

“The truly creative mind is inhumanly sensitive. To her a touch is a blow, a misfortune is a tragedy, a joy is an ecstasy, a friend is a lover, and failure is death. Add to this cruelly delicate organism the overpowering necessity to create, create, create so that without the creating of music, poetry or books , her very breath is cut off from her. She must create, must pour out creation. By some strange, unknown, inward urgency she is not really alive unless she is creating.” -Pearl Buck

Pearl S. Buck - Nobel Prize in Literature 1938 "for her rich and truly epic descriptions of peasant life in China and for her biographical masterpieces" Read her beautifully written book, The Good Earth.

“Then one day, suddenly, it ends, it changes, I don’t understand, it dies, or it’s me, I don’t understand that either. I ask the words that remain— sleeping, waking, morning, evening. They have nothing to say.” — Samuel Beckett, Endgame (via coffeestainedheart)

Hanger Neck Tattoo is one of the many tattoo designs that we publish daily. This website is an online tattoo ideas database which consists of only high quality pictures collected from all over the internet. Enjoy selected tattoo images every day - bookmar

Stanislaw Lem

Stanislaw Lem - Polish writer of science fiction, philosophy, and satire.