the-paintrist:

Régis François Gignoux - Winter Scene in New Jersey

Régis François Gignoux (1816–1882) was a French painter who was active in the United States from 1840 to 1870. (Aliases: Marie-François-Régis Gignoux; Régis Francois Gignoux; Régis François Gignoux; Régis-François Gignoux) He was born in Lyon, France and studied at the École des Beaux-Arts under the French historical painter Hippolyte Delaroche, who inspired Gignoux to turn his talents toward landscape painting.

"Cosmic time is the same for everyone, but human time differs with each person. Time flows in the same way for all human beings; every human being flows through time in a different way."
— Yasunari Kawabata, Beauty and Sadness
"You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus."
— Mark Twain

post-impressionisms:

Louis Valtat, Violet Cliffs,1900.

(via the-paintrist)

"Sometimes you meet someone and you know that your life will be different from then on."
— Julianna Baggott, Pure
"The choice for mankind lies between freedom and happiness and for the great bulk of mankind, happiness is better."
— George Orwell, 1984

booksintights:

book photo challenge [april ‘14]: 26. outside

(via teachingliteracy)

"If you have the words, there’s always a chance that you’ll find the way."
— Seamus Heaney
"With an eye made quiet by the power of harmony, and the deep power of joy, we see into the life of things."
— William Wordsworth

Book, candle, heart… (by StalkerAE)