Posts Tagged With: Eyes

un théâtre de l’absurde

 

“Je sens que je suis dans un théâtre de l’absurde
et je ne connais pas mon rôle.”

 

~ Carole ~

 

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


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dusted with stars

 

“Are we human because we gaze at the stars
or do we gaze at the stars because we are human.”

 

~ Neil Gaiman ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken on the island of La Palma, the Canary Islands, in November 1994.


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jours étranges

 

“The nearer I come to the end of my days, the more I am enabled
to see that strange thing, a life, and to see it whole.”

 

~ Simone de Beauvoir ~

 

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


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i dream

 

“There is no such thing as repetition. Only insistence.”

 

~ Gertrude Stein ~

 

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


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face in the wall

 

“The countenance is the portrait of the soul,
and the eyes mark its intentions.”

 

~ Cicero ~

 

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


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thin around cause

 

“We postulate that time is thin around the cause
and dense around the effect.”

 

~ Nikolai Kozyrev ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of the Seine taken in Paris in May 2011.


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pièce de résistance

 

“Existence is a series of footnotes to a
     vast, obscure, unfinished masterpiece.”

 

~ Vladimir Nabokov ~

 

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


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unreality

 

“I like the unreality of your mind; the whole thing
     is very splendid and voluptuous and absurd.”

 

~ Virginia Woolf ~

 

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


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sitting be i here

 

“That’s what hell must be like, small chat to the babbling of Lethe
about the good old days when we wished we were dead.”

 

~ Samuel Beckett ~

 

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


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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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mare nostrum

 

Δέδυκε μὲν ἀ σελάννα
καὶ Πληΐαδες, μέσαι δέ
νύκτες, πάρα δ’ ἔρχετ’ ὤρα,
ἔγω δὲ μόνα κατεύδω.

 

“The moon and the Pleiades have set,
it is midnight,
time is passing,
but I sleep alone.”

 

~ Sappho ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken near the island of Thera (Santorini) in 1992.


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nothing

 

“We can regard our life as a uselessly disturbing episode
in the blissful repose of nothingness.”

 

~ Arthur Schopenhauer ~

 

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


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diving for pearls

 

“The drowning man is not troubled by the rain.”

 

~ Anonymous ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in April 1992.


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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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le cadeau

 

“We are always the same age inside.”

 

~ Gertrude Stein ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in September 2016.


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flou

 

“Don’t lose who you are in the blur of the stars.
Seeing is deceiving, dreaming is believing.”

 

~ Jessie J. ~

 

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


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étreinte de l’ange

 

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

 

~ Emile M. Cioran ~

 

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


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twilight

 

     “At twilight, nature is not without loveliness, though perhaps
its chief use is to illustrate quotations from the poets.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in July 2015.


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la roue de la vie

 

“The wheel of a man’s life. No mercy. No pity.”

 

~ Robert Jordan ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in March 2018.


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howl moonwards

 

“Be again, be again. (Pause.)
All that old misery. (Pause.)
Once wasn’t enough for you.”

 

~ Samuel Beckett ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in March 2016.


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