"Children on the Beach" by Joaquín Sorolla is a captivating portrayal of childhood innocence and joy in a coastal setting. Created in 1910, this oil painting measures approximately 118 centimeters in height by 185 centimeters in width. It belongs to the Museo del Prado in Madrid, where it arrived from the Museum of Modern Art, donated by the artist himself in 1919.
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The Limited Needs of Nature vs. Society’s Endless Desires
“The wealth required by nature is limited and is easy to procure; but the wealth required by vain ideals extends to infinity.” ― Epicurus
Overcoming the Fear of Death and the Unknown
"Do every deed, speak every word, think every thought in the knowledge that you may end your days any moment." — Marcus Aurelius
The Impermanence of Life: A Reminder to Find Peace and Joy in the Present
“If you don't get what you want, you suffer; if you get what you don't want, you suffer; even when you get exactly what you want, you still suffer because you can't hold on to it forever. Your mind is your predicament. It wants to be free of change. Free of pain, free of the obligations of life and death. But change is law and no amount of pretending will alter that reality.” ― Socrates