Zur Ehre der Dinge.

Every force evolves a form.

- Mother Ann Lee

Only drama without movement is truly beautiful.

- Simone Weil

Impressions of plants, very small landscapes.

- von der Wense

The light that never was, on sea or land.

- Wordsworth

The sound of a kind of Turkish death march.

- Sebald

Having begun with the shadows, and gone up to whiteness.

- Ruskin

Denn das Glück der Kunst ist ein verbotenes.

- HvH

What seems paradoxical about everything that is justly called beautiful is the fact that it appears.

- Benjamin, Schriften I, 349

And an allegory, when blended in with an everyday landscape, can easily become a hallucination.

- Roberto Calasso

If you think it over carefully, movement is impossible.

- Max Brod, Schloss Nornepygge

Am Ende seines Tagebuchs über Malereiarbeiten, in das er die fürs Malen aufgewendete Zeit auf Stunden und Minuten genau eingetragen hat, steht zuletzt, kurz vor seinem Tod, dreiundzwanzigmal der Satz "An der Ruhe gemalt".

- Sebald über Stifter

History repeats itself, but the special call of an art which has passed away is never reproduced. It is utterly gone out of the world as the song of a destroyed wild bird.

- Joseph Conrad

To see a landscape as it is when I am not there.

- Simone Weil

Klein wie ein Gedankenstrich am Himmel.

- Stifter