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"Maybe happiness is this: not feeling like you should be elsewhere, doing something else, being someone else."
- Isaac Asimov (via wordsthat-speak)

ancient-egypts-secrets:

Cleopatra - detail

oldbookillustrations:

Sir Roger’s ancestor invents a new mode of making love.

Hugh Thomson, from Days with Sir Roger de Coverley, by Joseph Addison qnd Richard Steele, London, 1892.

(Source: archive.org)

"You confuse what’s important with what’s impressive."
- E.M. Forster, Maurice (via splitterherzen)
"We don’t need a list of rights and wrongs, tables of dos and don’ts: we need books, time, and silence. ‘Thou shalt not’ is soon forgotten, but ‘Once upon a time’ lasts forever."
- Philip Pullman (via writingquotes)

allthingseurope:

Nymphenburg Palace, Munich, Germany (by Armin Hofen)

oldbookillustrations:

Will Wimble with the puppies.

Hugh Thomson, from Days with Sir Roger de Coverley, by Joseph Addison qnd Richard Steele, London, 1892.

(Source: archive.org)

Wharfedale in the Yorkshire Dales

cauldronandcross:

Resurrection of the Dead Victor Mottez 19th Century

styxxus:

OH MY GOSH SOMEONE SANG IT
SOMEONE ACTUALLY DID IT

NOW I  KNOW HOW GREYBEARD HALT IS SUPPOSED TO SOUND LIKE

fancysomedisneymagic:

Winnie the Pooh concept art

Art by Burny Mattinson

Colouring by Paul Felix

simena:

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