Chennai Central Railway Station
Vivanta by Taj, Covelong Beach, Chennai
“A desk is a dangerous place from which to view the world.”
― John le Carré
Shanghai: view from my room on Flickr.
This is how you read a novel: you inhale the experience. So start breathing. — Azar Nafisi, Reading Lolita in Tehran (via stackofbooks)
(Source: quasiwallflower, via proseprunings)
The aim of life is to live, and to live means to... -
The aim of life is to live, and to live means to be aware joyously, drunkenly, serenely, divinely aware. In this state of god-like awareness one sings; in this realm the world exists as poem.
—-Henry Miller in The Wisdom of the Heart
“I always wonder why birds stay in the same place when they can fly anywhere on the earth. Then I ask myself the same question.”
I pay no attention whatever to anybody’s praise or blame. I simply follow my own feelings. — Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
“Don’t bend; don’t water it down; don’t try to make it logical; don’t edit your own soul according to the fashion. Rather, follow your most intense obsessions mercilessly.”
(Source: wordpainting, via apoetreflects)