Don’t be afraid; I’ll keep looking at you for ever and ever, without a flutter of my eyelids, and you’ll live in my gaze like a mote in a sunbeam.
I mean it as a compliment when I say you could almost define a philosopher as someone who won’t take common sense for an answer
Richard Dawkins, The God Delusion
infinite love without fulfillment
Where is beauty? Where I must will with all my will; where I want to love and perish that an image may not remain a mere image. Loving and perishing: that has rhymed for eternities. The will to love, that is to be willing also to die.
Nietzsche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra (via fyeahnietzsche)
Where are Jane Austen, Borges, and Heidegger now? The first in a week-long series of illustrations by Jason Novak, captioned by Eric Jarosinski.
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Whosoever is delighted in solitude, is either a wild beast or a god.