Posts Tagged With: Books

TIMELESS TOMES

 

“So many books, so little time.”

 

~ Frank Zappa ~

 

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A DIME A DOZEN

 

 

“…i have been dealing with these kinds
  of conversations for decades,
 only the names of the instruments
   have been changed to protect the innocent…”

 

~ nightpoet ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in the Café de Flore in Paris in July 2014.


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PURE POETRY

 
“Sensuality, wanting a religion, invented Love.”

 

~ Natalie Clifford Barney ~

 

Image processed from a digitally created oil painting made in March 2001.


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NEITHER HERE NOR THERE

 
“The more powerful and original a mind,
the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude.”

 

~ Aldous Huxley ~

 

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READ THEM THEIR RIGHTS

 

“Passion often renders the most clever man a fool,
and sometimes renders the most foolish man clever.”

 

~ Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art by C+S taken in Paris in May 2019.


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I GOT MY EYE ON YOU

 

“Time spent with cats is never wasted.”

 

~ Sigmund Freud ~

 

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SHARDS OF LIGHT

 

“A million candles burning for the love that never came,
you want it darker, we kill the flame…”

 

~ Leonard Cohen ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of street art taken in Paris in May 2019.


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ONLY TO READ

 

“Fill your house with stacks of books,
in all the crannies and all the nooks.”

 

~ Dr. Seuss ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Paris in June 2019.


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A CHILD’S MIND IS LIKE CLAY

 

“To learn to read is to light a fire.”

 

~ Victor Hugo ~

 

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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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IMMORTALITY

 

“A book is the only immortality.”

 

~ Rufus Choate ~

 

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THE VIEW FROM HERE WITH FRINGE

 

“What if when you die, they ask “How was heaven?”

 

~ Anonymous ~

 

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TOO MANY BOOKS

 

“Psychopathia librorum….
I surround myself with the printed word.”

 

~ Sven Birkerts ~

 

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THE BEAUTY OF BOOKS

 

“So many books, so little time.”

 

~ Frank Zappa ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of a painting by Wickenhäuser taken in November 2018.


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POUR L’AMOUR DES LIVRES

 

It is what you read
when you don’t have to
that determines what you will be
when you can’t help it.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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


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LE LIVRE

 

It is what you read when you don’t have to
that determines what you will be
when you can’t help it.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of a bas-relief “Le Livre” (1925) by Antoine Bourdelle taken in Paris in May 2012.


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SO MANY BOOKS

 

Good friends, good books
and a sleepy conscience:
this is the ideal life.”

 

~ Mark Twain ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Paris in May 2013.


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THE NEXT THING

 

“Dort wo man Bücher verbrennt,
verbrennt man auch am Ende Menschen.”
“Where they burn books,
in the end they will also burn people.”

 

~ Heinrich Heine ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Paris in May 2016.


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LE VISAGE

 

“Pleasure is the flower that passes;
remembrance, the lasting perfume.”

 

~ Jean de Boufflers ~

 

000-le-visageDigital image created in January 2017.


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TWIST OF FATE

 

 

“A book is a fragile creature, it suffers the wear of time, it fears rodents, the elements and clumsy hands. So the librarian protects the books not only against mankind but also against nature and devotes his life to this war with the forces of oblivion.”

 

~ Umberto Eco ~
 

 

000 twist of fateThe book is from my personal collection. Photos taken in March 2016.


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