Everything we see hides another thing / The Lovers | René Magritte

René Magritte, The Lovers, 1928                                        René Magritte, The Lovers II, 1928.

“Everything we see hides another thing,
we always want to see what is hidden by what we see,
but it is impossible. Humans hide their secrets too well.”
René Magritte
René Magritte, Not to Be Reproduced (1937)

René Magritte (1898 – 1967) was a Belgian painter, with Paul Delvaux
the best-known representative of Belgian Surrealism.

1 thought on “Everything we see hides another thing / The Lovers | René Magritte

  1. “We accept the love we think we deserve.”

    “… Try to be a filter, not a sponge.”

    “It’s much easier not to know things sometimes.”

    “And I closed my eyes because I wanted to know nothing but her arms.”

    ― Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower


    Wallflower (people) ; a type of loner.
    is a shy or unpopular individual who doesn't socialize or participate in activities at social events. He or she may have other talents but usually does not express them in the presence of other individuals. The term comes from the image of a person isolating themselves from areas of social activities at ballroom dances and parties, where the people who did not wish to dance (or had no partner) remained close to the walls of the dance hall.


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