Posts Tagged With: Death

fleeting heart

 

“What is life but fleeting moments of happiness
strung together on necklace of despair?”

 

~ Marian Keyes ~

 

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


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death and cobwebs

 

“When you bring the light into your dark house,
that is when you see the cobwebs and spiders.”

 

~ Rajneesh ~

 

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


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laughs in your face

 

“Five to one, baby, one in five, no one here gets out alive…”

 

~ Jim Morrison

 

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


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waiting for the end

 

“Old age isn’t so bad when you consider the alternative.”

 

~ Maurice Chevalier ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in January 2023.


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


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l’ombre de la mort

 

“Life itself is but the shadow of death,
and souls departed but the shadows of the living.”

 

~ Thomas Browne ~

 

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


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be we

 

“There is no darkness but ignorance.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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


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empires

 

“We’re doomed to repeat the past no matter what.
That’s what it is to be alive.”

 

~ Kurt Vonnegut ~

 

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


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can’t see the forest for the irony

 

“It’s an artist’s right to rebel against the world’s stupidity.”

 

~ E. A. Bucchianeri

 

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


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towards the light

 

“For the unlearned, old age is winter;
for the learned, it is the season of the harvest.”

 

~ Hasidic Proverb ~

 

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


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tick tock

 

“Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils.”

 

~ Hector Berlioz ~

 

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


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for some damn reason

 

“It’s not true that life is one damn thing after another;
it’s one damn thing over and over.”

 

~ Edna St. Vincent Millay ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in August 2017.


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the performance

 

“Just know your lines and don’t bump into the furniture.”

 

~ Noel Coward ~

 

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


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bainrow

 

“We are such stuff as dreams are made on,
   and our little life is rounded with a sleep.”

 

~William Shakespeare ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in April 2008.


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human absurdity

 

“History is the study of all the world’s crime.”

 

~ Voltaire ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in February 2007.


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scripture

 

“The candle flame gutters. Its little pool of light trembles.
    Darkness gathers. The demons begin to stir.”

 

~ Carl Sagan ~

 

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


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virus

 

“This virus is shrewd in its camouflage
   and unabashed in its cruelty.”

 

~ Aysha Taryam ~

 

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


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réflexions

 

“It is only the consciousness of a nonexistence
which allows us to realize for moments that we are living.”

 

~ Max Frisch ~

 

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


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america hurts

 

“As I say, it is perhaps easier to love America passionately,
when you look at it through the wrong end of a
telescope than when you are right there.
When you are actually in America, America hurts.”

 

~ D.H. Lawrence ~

 

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


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where the time goes

 

“Time goes, you say? Ah, no! alas, time stays, we go.”

 

~ Henry Austin Dobson ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in November 2022.


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