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Owning yourself

“The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself.”
Friedrich Nietzsche

Art – Leonora Carrington

On writing stories

“Writers pocket these moments and pull them out to look at later under a lamp with a notebook. This is fine with me—it’s magpie stealing. It is general and gestural and often sweet.”
Courtenay Bluebird on writing stories

Art by Leonora Carrington.

Female Surrealists Re-emerge in 2 Startling Shows

“Leonora Carrington and Remedios Varo, known for their mystical styles, flourished in Mexico.”
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