"Everything I know, I know because of love."

Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace
@10 hours ago
#tolstoy #war and peace #quote 

Sorry I’m an asshole and I have millions of messages right now gaaaah

@13 hours ago with 1 note

"Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them; that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like."

Lao Tzu (via feellng)

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@14 hours ago with 1766 notes
#quote #Lao tzu 
cinque-del-mattino:

Almond Branches In Bloom, San Remy | Vincent Van Gogh

cinque-del-mattino:

Almond Branches In Bloom, San Remy | Vincent Van Gogh

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@16 hours ago with 4249 notes
#van gogh #art #painting 
baciodellarte:

The Birth of Venus, circa 1879, William-Adolphe Bouguereau

The Birth of Venus (French: La Naissance de Vénus) is one of the most famous paintings by 19th-century painter William-Adolphe Bouguereau. It depicts not the actual birth of Venus from the sea, but her transportation in a shell, as a fully mature woman, from the sea to Paphos in Cyprus. She is considered the epitome of the finest expressions of the Classical Greek and Roman ideal of the female form and beauty, on a par with Venus de Milo. For Bouguereau, it is considered a tour de force. The canvas stands at just over 9 ft 10 in (3.00 m) high, and 7 ft 2 in (2.18 m) wide. The subject matter, as well as the composition, resembles a previous rendition of this subject, Sandro Botticelli’s The Birth of Venus, as well as Raphael’s The Triumph of Galatea.

baciodellarte:

The Birth of Venus, circa 1879, William-Adolphe Bouguereau

The Birth of Venus (French: La Naissance de Vénus) is one of the most famous paintings by 19th-century painter William-Adolphe Bouguereau. It depicts not the actual birth of Venus from the sea, but her transportation in a shell, as a fully mature woman, from the sea to Paphos in Cyprus. She is considered the epitome of the finest expressions of the Classical Greek and Roman ideal of the female form and beauty, on a par with Venus de Milo. For Bouguereau, it is considered a tour de force. The canvas stands at just over 9 ft 10 in (3.00 m) high, and 7 ft 2 in (2.18 m) wide. The subject matter, as well as the composition, resembles a previous rendition of this subject, Sandro Botticelli’s The Birth of Venus, as well as Raphael’s The Triumph of Galatea.

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@17 hours ago with 252 notes
#throwbackthursday Mr. Broccoli  #Amsterdam  (at Amsterdam, Netherlands)

#throwbackthursday Mr. Broccoli #Amsterdam (at Amsterdam, Netherlands)

@11 hours ago with 1 note
#amsterdam #throwbackthursday 

coldlikedeath said: I hope you don't mind but I'm looking through your blog and I've just happened across your selfie. You're beautiful, and I hope you can leave your situation soon. No wonder that family has had 11 bloody au pairs.

Sorry for being so slow at answering! I have millions of messages right now…thanks for the compliment though, that’s very sweet. Yeah I think my family and the agency is just used to this routine that no one cares anymore. I’m going to Korea just because the job offer is attractive to me (working with languages and children) and my family lives there.

@13 hours ago with 1 note

I don’t want to do “fun” things with disappointing people, I want to do mundane things with people I love.

@16 hours ago with 13 notes
#personal 

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#personal #brandi gaat naar nederland #thoughts 
rev-artistry:

Ford Madox Brown, Jesus washing Peter’s Feet, 1852-6.  Oil on canvas, Tate Britain, London.

rev-artistry:

Ford Madox Brown, Jesus washing Peter’s Feet, 1852-6.  Oil on canvas, Tate Britain, London.

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