The Parisian Life by Juan Luna
There’s more to the Parisian than what looks like just three men ogling at a lady. The three men in the far side of the painting have been positively identified to be Ariston Bautista, Juan Luna himself in a small self-portrait, and Dr. Jose Rizal—all prominent figures in the 1896 Philippine Revolution. These were men from affluent households and educated abroad via the colonial system and by...
What I've ultimately learned at this point
You are capable of regenerating everything you lose. You can find new happiness. You can find new love. You can dream new dreams. No matter what. Learning is easy. It’s unlearning something that’s really difficult. The worth of something lies in how much you sacrificed for it. (via alas-dos)