John Singer Sargent (1856-1925)
Alpine Pool (1907)
oil on canvas 69.9 x 96.5 cm
"It was breakfast,
I laid her across the table,
Dean Steed, Syrup (via voodoogirl95)
When you find yourself lonely
But right next to me
Well I was there too
Just as lonely as you
The same month when storyboards came about [for the movie], Miyazaki set off to the ancient forests of Yakushima, in Kyushu and the mountains of Shirakami-Sanchi in northern Honshu [of Japan].
“It was just right, the ruins of this ancient forest reflects on us as humans. We need to learn to appreciate what we have left of the environment, and I wanted this as a theme for the animation.” -Miyazaki on his inspiration for Princess Mononoke
"When we wake up in bed on Monday morning and think of the various hurdles we’ve got to jump that day, immediately we feel sad. Bored and bothered. Whereas actually we’re just lying in bed."
Alan Watts (via bmorepinko)