Posts Tagged With: Beauty

further

 

“There is no top.
There are always further heights to reach.”

 

~ Jascha Heifetz ~

 

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a purpose

 

“The greatest thing in this world is not so much where we stand
as in what direction we are moving.”

 

~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~

 

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SIREN

 

“It is natural to indulge in the illusions of hope.
We are apt to shut our eyes to that siren
until she allures us to our death.”

 

~ Gertrude Stein ~

 

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THE DECEMBER DREAM

 

“The world itself is but a series of footnotes
to a vast unfinished masterpiece.”

 

~ Vladimir Nabokov ~

 

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CRÉER C’EST SE SOUVENIR

 

“Créer c’est se souvenir…”
“To create is to remember…”

 

~ Victor Hugo ~

 

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BEGGAR’S BOWL

 

“It is safer to beg than to take,
but it is finer to take than to beg.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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MOONCHILD

 

“She and the moon could always be found playing in the darkness.”

 

~ A.J. Lawless ~

 

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THE ANGEL OF DEATH

 

“Is it possible that existence is our exile
and nothingness our home?”

 

~ Emile M. Cioran ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Cimetière du Montparnasse in Paris in May 2018.


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LARMES DE BLEU

 

“It is such a secret place, the land of tears.”

 

~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery ~

 

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LA FEMME QUI LIT

 

“A well-read woman is a dangerous creature.”

 

~ Lisa Kleypas ~

 

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THE SAME

 

“Don’t we all look up at the same stars?”

 

~ A.D. Posey ~

 

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STEP INTO THE DARKNESS

 

“It is in the darkness that one finds the light.”

 

~ Meister Eckhart ~

 

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WORDSMITH

 

“The role of a writer is not to say what we all can say,
but what we are unable to say.”

 

~ Anaïs Nin ~

 

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LA COULEUR DE LA VIE

 

“Life is about using the whole box of crayons.”

 

~ RuPaul ~

 

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THE SKIN OF CONSCIOUSNESS

 
“Close your eyes and see the beauty.”

 

~ Anonymous ~

 

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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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TWO BECOME ONE BECOMES TWO

 

“A dream you dream alone is only a dream.
A dream you dream together is reality.”

 

~ Yoko Ono ~

 

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PERSPECTIVE

 

“Beauty is a delightful prejudice.”

 

~ Theocritus ~

 

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THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER

 

“The world is tired, the year is old,
the faded leaves are glad to die…”

 

~ Sara Teasdale ~

 

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FLOAT AND FLOW

 

“To create is divine, to reproduce is human.”

 

~ Man Ray ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of Man Ray’s “Cadeau” (Edition 1974 number 1214 / 5000) taken in October 2019.


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