"The brain is a muscle and the more you do, the better it is. I don’t believe in endless vacation, waiting for inspiration. No, I work for the garbage can. It doesn’t look OK, phuut, I do it again, no?"
— Karl Lagerfeld, in a wonderful interview with the Telegraph's Kate Finnigan. (via boticcaeditorsnotes)
"Never say there is nothing beautiful in the world anymore. There is always something to make you wonder in the shape of a tree, the trembling of a leaf."
— Albert Schweitzer (via thelittlesea)
(Source: thelittlephilosopher, via boticcaeditorsnotes)
"It is good to love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is well done."
— Vincent Van Gogh, via Book of Stories. (via boticcaeditorsnotes)
"He wanted to express his individual way of seeing the world, and every work of art he made was moving him toward that goal, but he was never satisfied."
— Curator Nienke Bakker on Vincent Van Gogh in a fascinating New York Times story. (via boticcaeditorsnotes)
"Style should be effortless. It is the way you feel, it should come from who you are."
— Penny Vomva, designer. (via boticcaeditorsnotes)
"I think there is beauty in everything. What ‘normal’ people would perceive as ugly, I can usually see something of beauty in it."
— Alexander McQueen, designer. (via boticcaeditorsnotes)