“a casual stroll through the lunatic asylum shows that faith does not prove anything.”
– friedrich wilhelm nietzsche.
update: nietzche was a jerk, more or less. by ‘more or less,’ i actually mean ‘exceedingly.’ but, hey, he’s right about this.
“keine geringe kunst ist schlafen: es thut schon noth, den ganzen tag darauf hin zu wachen.”
(it is no small art to sleep: for that purpose, you must keep awake all day.)
– nietzche, von den lehrstühlen der tugend (on the teachers of virtue)
p.s. this is obviously incorrect german, but i don’t believe in capital letters…
my german homework: encouraging internet stalking?!
also, i think i filled this in wrong. i was just distracted.
this is from a book excerpt i have to read for a history course.
of course, i’ve only looked at the pictures so far.
title pages of the bible illustrated by ephraim moses lilien, 1908.
this reminds me – i also have a german test tomorrow. better get on that.
on the tower stairs, no date
the stealthy watcher, c. 1903
such as alfred kubin’s die andere seite ? i saw a gorgeous kubin exhibit at the neue galerie this past january, and now i just madly desire this book and its stunning, somewhat disturbing, surreal illustrations…
more kubin images to come. mmm.