Posts Tagged With: Compassion

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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the test

 

“Humanity’s true moral test, its fundamental test, consists of
its attitude towards those who are at its mercy: animals.”

 

~ Milan Kundera ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in April 1993.


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la malédiction

 

“It’s too bad that stupidity isn’t painful.”

 

~ Anton Szandor LaVey ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of of a World War II bullet dredged out of the Rhine River taken in May 1981.


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trees talk

 

“Trees are poems that earth writes upon the sky,
We fell them down and turn them into paper,
That we may record our emptiness.”

 

~ Kahlil Gibran ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a dendrochronological sample of a tree felled in the year 30 AD, taken in March 2018.


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coeur d’arlequin

 

“The heart has its reasons of which reason knows nothing.”

 

~ Blaise Pascal ~

 

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


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a sea of humanity

 

“Anyone who believes exponential growth can go on forever
in a finite world is either a madman or an economist.”

 

~ Kenneth E. Boulding ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of art on a preserved section of the Berlin Wall taken in Berlin in January 2018.


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ces vieilles mains

 

“Last night I woke up with someone squeezing my hand.
It was my other hand.”

 

~ William S. Burroughs ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in March 2019.


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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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woman

 

“You had the power all along my dear.”

 

~ Glinda the Good Witch (The Wizard of Oz ~ L. Frank Baum) ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art by Gregos taken in Paris in May 2017.


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might have made a difference

 

“When the last tree is cut, the last fish is caught,
and the last river is polluted; when to breathe
the air is sickening, you will realize, too late,
that wealth is not in bank accounts and that
you can’t eat money.”

 

~ Alanis Obomsawin ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an analog photo taken in November 1991.


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TOUR DE BABEL

 

“A bottomless pit of violence, a Tower of Babel
where all are speakers and no hearers.”

 

~ Alexander Smith ~

 

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


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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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HEART

 

“The human heart is a strange vessel.
Love and hatred can exist side by side.”

 

~ Scott Westerfeld ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art taken in Paris in June 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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ONE HEART SHARED

 

“The heart will break, but broken live on.”

 

~ Lord Byron ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in October 2021.


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LE CŒUR D’HARLEQUIN

 

“The heart has its reasons of which reason knows nothing.”

 

~ Blaise Pascal ~

 

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


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SLEEPLESS NIGHTS BETWEEN

 

“Knowledge is a deadly friend if no one sets the rules…”

 

~ Peter Sinfield ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in June 2021.


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TELL ME

 

“Hatred is something peculiar.
You will always find it strongest and most violent
where there is the lowest degree of culture.”

 

~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~

 

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


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AS WE ONCE KNEW IT

 

“As beings, we should not strive to change the world but change ourselves.
For if we change ourselves all things are possible.”

 

~ Henry Johnson Jr. ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Rethymno on the Island of Crete in 1992.


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ADVICE FOR TROUBLED TIMES

 

“In the depth of winter, I finally learned that
within me there lay an invincible summer.”

 

~ Albert Camus ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Paris in May 2011.


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