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Lucas Cranach the Elder, detail from Venus and Cupid, c.1530

Lucas Cranach the Elder, detail from Venus and Cupid, c.1530

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#Lucas Cranach the Elder  #Venus and Cupid 
from “Iconographie Photographique de la Salpêtrière”, by Jean-Martin Charcot,1878. (via)

from “Iconographie Photographique de la Salpêtrière”, by Jean-Martin Charcot,1878. (via)

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#Jean-Martin Charcot  #hysteria  #hypnosis 
"Theory is good, but it does not prevent things from existing."
Jean-Martin Charcot (via jacobwren)
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#Jean-Martin Charcot  #founder of modern neurology  #the Napoleon of neuroses 
"I am not good. I am not virtuous. I am not sympathetic. I am not generous. I am merely and above all a creature of intense passionate feeling. I feel — everything. It is my genius. It burns me like fire."
Mary MacLane, from "I Await the Devil’s Coming" (via weissewiese)

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#mary maclane  #i await the devil's coming 
warmestroom:

Félix Candela, Narvarte church, Mexico

warmestroom:

Félix Candela, Narvarte church, Mexico

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#Félix Candela 

I often wonder what it must be like to be a bona fide grown-up. Responsible, organised, and confident that the mantle of adulthood is a proper fit. My life is still all fits and starts; a giddy, capricious loop of play and counterplay between sense and nonsense.

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#adulthood  #childhood  #sense and nonsense  #nothing fits 
"Spring is a happiness so beautiful, so unique, so unexpected, that I don’t know what to do with my heart. I dare not take it, I dare not leave it – what do you advise?"
Emily Dickinson, from a letter to Louise and Frances Norcross, late April 1873 (via litverve)
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#spring  #seasons  #emily dickinson 
warmestroom:
Caspar David Friedrich, Monk by the Sea, 1808

warmestroom:

Caspar David Friedrich, Monk by the Sea, 1808

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#Caspar David Friedrich  #The Monk by the Sea