Posts Tagged With: Compassion

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 ~

 

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PEACE

 

“Fighting for peace is like screwing for virginity.”

 

~ George Carlin ~

 

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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 ~

 

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LE CŒUR D’HARLEQUIN

 

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

 

~ Blaise Pascal ~

 

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SLEEPLESS NIGHTS BETWEEN

 

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

 

~ Peter Sinfield ~

 

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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 ~

 

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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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IN AN INSTANT

 

“The universe is bringing our dreams to life, but unfortunately,
it is also bringing our nightmares that little bit closer as well.”

 

~ Anthony T. Hincks ~

 

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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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THE BARD’S MISTRESS

 

“This momentary joy breeds months of pain;
this hot desire converts to cold disdain.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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WAG THE DOG

 

“Any man can make mistakes,
but only an idiot persists in his error.”

 

~Marcus Tullius Cicero ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of a Neolithic dog burial taken in February 1988.


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VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

 

“Women should be angry about the violence and fear
that inform so much of our lives.
So should men.”

 

~ Soraya Chemaly ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of the statue Le Matin, sculpted by Pryas, taken in Paris in August 2015.


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A DEAD ROSE

 

“Gather ye rosebuds while ye may,
old Time is still a-flying:
and this same flower that smiles to-day,
to-morrow will be dying.”

 

~ Robert Herrick ~

 

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


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LA MALÉDICTION

 

“Earth has its boundaries, but human stupidity is limitless.”

 

~ Gustave Flaubert ~

 

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


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RISE UP SISTERS

 

“Once made equal to man, woman becomes his superior.”

 

~ Socrates ~

 

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GREEN EARRING

 

“The shell must break before the bird can fly.”

 

~ Alfred Lord Tennyson ~

 

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