Paradise is a Library || Stuttgart Stadtbibliothek, Stuttgart

“I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.”
— Jorge Luis Borges

Something Left Behind || Hamburg, Germany

“We leave something of ourselves behind when we leave a place, we stay there, even though we go away. And there are things in us that we can find again only by going back there.”
– Pascal Mercier, Night Train to Lisbon

Equilibrium || Berlin, Germany

“Many a book is like a key to unknown chambers within the castle of one’s own self.”
– Franz Kafka


The Beginning || Hamburg, Germany

“I have come to accept the feeling of not knowing where I am going. And I have trained myself to love it. Because it is only when we are suspended in mid-air with no landing in sight, that we force our wings to unravel and alas begin our flight. And as we fly, we still may not know where we are going to. But the miracle is in the unfolding of the wings. You may not know where you’re going, but you know that so long as you spread your wings, the winds will carry you.” ― C. JoyBell C.


Reading in Heaven || Stuttgart City Library, Stuttgart

“A room without books is like a body without a soul.”
— Marcus Tullius Cicero


Going up and down || Zeilgalerie, Frankfurt

“A real building is one on which the eye can light and stay lit.”
― Ezra Pound


Open Doors || Sintra, Portugal

“There are so many doors to open. I am impatient to begin.”
― Daniel Keyes, Flowers for Algernon