Posts Tagged With: Freedom

GIVE ME LIBERTY OR GIVE ME DEATH

 

“Disregard the coronavirus as you would a cannibal kissing your face.”  

 

~ Kevin Ansbro ~

 

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


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THE SLAVE

 

“If all men are born free, how is it that all women are born slaves?”

 

~ Mary Astell ~

 

Digitally edited and enhanced image created from an original photo (detail) of the painting “A vendre, esclaves au Caire” by Jean-Léon Gérôme taken in Paris in June 2019.


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THE GREAT EQUALIZER

 

“The two most important days in your life
are the day you are born and the day you find out why.”

 

~ Mark Twain ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of Rodin’s sculpture Iris (detail) in the Musée Rodin taken in Paris in June 2019.


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WITHOUT A COUNTRY

 

“The evils of capitalism are as real
as the evils of militarism and evils of racism.”

 

~ Martin Luther King Jr. ~

 

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


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TRIAD

 

“I shape beauty to human mouths,
give wings to insight.
I make naked the word.”

 

~ Traditional Irish Saying ~

 

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


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EVER FURTHER

 

“Further…”

 

~ Ken Kesey ~

 

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


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BRISE DE PRINTEMPS

 

“When spring comes to Paris
the humblest mortal alive
must feel that he dwells in paradise.”

 

~ Henry Miller ~

 

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


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THE COST OF FREEDOM

 

“The tree of liberty must be
refreshed from time to time
with the blood of patriots and tyrants.”

 

~ Thomas Jefferson ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of street art by Smile, taken in Paris in June 2018.


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CAGES

 

“The eyes of others our prisons;
their thoughts our cages.”

 

~ Virginia Woolf ~

 

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


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AMERICANS LOVE THEIR GUNS

 

“Gun violence is real.
People don’t come back.”

 

~ Stevie Wonder ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Paris in September 2017.


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