je ne sais quoi

“Of all men’s miseries the bitterest is this: to know so much and to have control over nothing.”



– Herodotus ,The Histories


Molly Bair | Valentino HC S/S 2016
ph. Sarah Moon
“The rare individuals who unselfishly try to serve others have an enormous advantage-they have little competition.“
– Andrew Carnegie”
Claudio Abbado, Teatro alla Scala, Milan, 1965/1966
“Beyond my anxiety, beyond this writing,
the universe waits, inexhaustible, inviting.”
– Jorge Luis Borges 
“A true piece of writing is a dangerous thing…It can change your life.”
– Tobias Wolff, Old School


“Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.”
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“The little things? The little moments? — They aren’t little.”
 — John Kabat-Zinn”

Rue de rivoli Paris 1930s
Photo: Brassai

“Until you’re ready to look foolish, you’ll never have the possibility of being great.”
– M.C. Escher

“Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.”
– Desmond Tutu

Claudio Abbado, Teatro alla Scala, Milan, 1965/1966

“Let everything happen to you. 
Beauty and terror. 
Just keep going. 
No feeling is final.”
– Rainer Maria Rilke



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