۞turn up the silence۞

There’s nothing wrong with not understanding yourself.

—Jonathan Safran Foer (via purplebuddhaproject)


There was no country to which one could flee, no quiet which one could purchase; always and everywhere the hand of fate seized us and dragged us back into its insatiable play.

—  Stefan Zweig, The World of Yesterday (University of Nebraska Press, 1942)

(via metaphorformetaphor:)

Man is an intelligence, not served by, but in servitude to his organs.

—A. Huxley (via mycolorbook)


René Magritte - La Reproduction Interdite (1937)

The Double (2013) (director: Richard Ayoade)

Doubles: a List


There are few themes which fascinate me as much as the double and doubling, the doppelgänger (German for ‘double-goer’ or ‘double walker’), &c. Here is a list of examples of doubles, shadows, living reflections and the like, in literature, films and art which I have encountered so far….