Bloemendaal aan Zee and Kennemer Dunes 360° today. Break the chain [ free the mind ]

Min/max temperature: 3°C/12°C; humidity: 63%; precipitation: 0 mm; sea level pressure: 1013 hPa; wind: SSW 9.0 km/h; visibility: 10.0 kilometres; Clouds: Mostly Cloudy 2346 m., Mostly Cloudy 11887 m.

"Angst essen seele auf' ("Fear eats the soul.")

Rainer Werner Fassbinder (1945 - 1982)

"Everybody is looking for an out clause."

Téa Leoni as Jilli Hopper in director Daniel Algrant's 'People I know', written by Jon Robin Baitz, photographed by Peter Deming, first released in 2002 trough Miramax Films

"[F]ear comes from a lack of training. [Y]ou must have a confident mind; then you will not be in danger. If you learn [ to strengthen ] your sensation of vital energy, you will never make a misstep."

Miyamoto Musashi, in Kenji Tokitsu's 'Miyamoto Musashi. His Life and Writing', page 385, first published in 2000 by Editions Desiris in France

"To empty one's mind of all thought and refill the void with a spirit greater than oneself is to extend the mind into a realm not accessible by conventional processes of reason"

Edward Hill as quoted by Betty Edwards in 'Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain', page 88, first published in 1979 by Jeremy P. Tarcher/Putnam, New York