Posts Tagged With: Awareness

le penseur

 

“Illusion is the first of all pleasures.”

 

~ Voltaire ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in June 2018.


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reboot required

 

The two most common elements in the universe
are hydrogen and stupidity.”

 

~ Harlan Ellison ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken on the island of Ischia, Italy in June 1996.


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carpe diem

 

“Nothing is worth more than this day. You cannot relive yesterday.
Tomorrow is still beyond your reach.”
 

~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in September 2016.


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the weight

 

“Man’s inhumanity to man is only surpassed by his cruelty to animals.”

 

~ George Bernard Shaw ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in May 2013.


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the road

 

“The road never ends…only our vision does.”

 

~ Amit Reddy ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Pompeii in June 1996.


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pourboire

 

“Take time out for yourself and love the person in the mirror.”

 

~ Dee Waldeck ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in September 1982.


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all this paradise

 

“Think of what a paradise this world would be
if men were kind and wise.”

 

~ Kurt Vonnegut ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in March 2018.


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all our being ends

 

“At the moment when we end, all our being ends with us.”

 

~ Honoré-Gabriel Riqueti de Mirabeau ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art taken in Paris in June 2018.


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cracks and crevices

 

“We are an episode between two oblivions.”

 

~ Thomas Nagel ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in October 2020.


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the pen

 

“Many wearing rapiers are afraid of goosequills.”

 

~William Shakespeare ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art taken in the Rue Champollion in Paris in May 2015.


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hopes and dreams

 

“The mind of an enlightened human being is flexible and adaptable.
The mind of the ignorant person is conditioned and fixed.”

 

~ Ajahn Sumedho ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of the ruins of Battle Abbey, near Hastings, England taken in June 1982.


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a few small drops of awareness

 

“The poetry of the earth is never dead.”

 

~ John Keats ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a replica of Diplocynodon darwini, an extinct genus of alligatoroid that lived during the Paleocene to middle Miocene 49 million years ago in Europe. It looked very similar to the modern caiman. This particular type lived only in the Eocene epoch, in a swampy freshwater lake near Messel, Germany. Photo taken in May 2016. Replica from the author’s private collection.


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points of light

 

“I know there is infinity beyond ourselves.
I wonder if there is infinity within.”

 

~ Charles Lindbergh ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in February 2020.


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the beauty of a book

 

“A book lying idle on a shelf is wasted ammunition.”

 

~ Henry Miller ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in May 2019.


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PEACE

 

“Fighting for peace is like screwing for virginity.”

 

~ George Carlin ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in March 2018.


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HAMSTER WHEEL

 

“They said, congratulations you got what it takes.
They sent him back to the rat race without any brakes.”

 

~ Bob Dylan ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art by Kai taken in Paris in June 2019.


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THE SKIN OF CONSCIOUSNESS

 
“Close your eyes and see the beauty.”

 

~ Anonymous ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in the early 1980’s.


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WORDS LIKE CLAY

 

“I prefer the absurdity of writing poems
to the absurdity of not writing poems.”

 

~ Wisława Szymborska ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a newly excavated 1800 year old Roman burial urn taken in July 1987.


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NOTHING AT ALL

 

“Belief never was, is not and will never be truth.”

 

~ Erik Barth ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art taken in Paris in June 2018.


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A DISTANT WINDOW

 

“Any fool can know. The point is to understand.”

 

~ Albert Einstein ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in September 2009.


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