Perspective

RARA AVIS

 

Most people are other people.
Their thoughts are someone else’s opinions,
their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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THE LEAP

 

All of life is the exercise of risk.”

 

~ William Sloane Coffin ~

 

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AGAINST

 

“Power tends to corrupt,
and absolute power corrupts absolutely.”

 

~ Lord Acton ~

 

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BALANCING ACT

 

“To light a candle is to cast a shadow…”

 

~ Ursula K. Le Guin ~

 

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A WINDY DAY

 

The wind shows us how close to the edge we are.

 

~ Joan Didion ~

 

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MÈLANCOLIE

 

But I will wear my heart upon my sleeve…

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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GENÈSE

 

We become aware of the void as we fill it.”

 

~ Antonio Porchia ~

 

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BACKTRACKIN’

 

Words of snow, which fell last year.

 

~ German Proverb ~

 

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SUN GOES DOWN

 

“The visions are fragmented
and a dark cloud spreads like spilt ink
across the pages of possible futures.”

 

~ Garth Nix ~

 

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SPEED OF DARKNESS

 

“No matter how fast light travels
it finds the darkness has always got there first,
and is waiting for it.”

 

~ Terry Pratchett ~

 

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UNIVERSE

 

It has been said repeatedly that one can never,
try as he will, get around to the front of the universe.
Man is destined to see only its far side,
to realize nature only in retreat.”

 

~ Loren Eiseley ~

 

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KARMA

 

Thus the whirligig of time brings in his revenges.

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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SIGHS

 

“The drama of life begins with a wail
and ends with a sigh.”

 

~ Minna Antrim ~

 

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ENJOY

 

Gratitude turns what we have into enough.

 

~ Anonymous ~

 

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MERRY CRISIS AND HAPPY NEW FEAR

 

“Everyone wants to know the truth,
but no one wants to hear it…”

 

~ nightpoet ~

 

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SHE SMILED

 

“Mother’s love is peace.
It need not be acquired,
it need not be deserved.”

 

~ Erich Fromm ~

 

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SLICES

 

“I am not interested in a slice of life,
what I want is a slice of the imagination.”

 

~ Carlos Fuentes ~

 

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GREY

 

“Grey day.
Everything is grey.
I watch.
But nothing moves today.”

 

~ Dr. Seuss ~

 

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GIVE AND TAKE

 

“One must be poor to know the luxury of giving.”

 

~ George Eliot ~

 

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STONE FACED

 

“Every man has his secret sorrows
which the world knows not;
and often times we call a man cold
when he is only sad.”

 

~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ~

 

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