Posts Tagged With: Freedom

CAGES

 

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

 

~ Virginia Woolf ~

 

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VIS LIBRES ET MEURS

 

“Freedom and responsibility aren’t interconnected things.
They are the same thing.”

 

~ Harry Browne ~

 

000 vis libres et meurs

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THE CONCEPT OF GLASS

 

“The eye sees only what the mind is prepared to comprehend.”

 

~ Robertson Davies ~

 

000 the concept of glass

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THE FINAL ACT

 

“I knew if I waited around long enough something like this would happen.”

 

~ George Bernard Shaw ~

(epitaph)

 

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HIDDEN AWAY

 

“If you stay here, you become lost.
And no one can find you. I like lost.”

 

~ Ally Condie ~

 

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NO ONE

 

“My body, my choice.”

 

~ Anonymous ~

 

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THE PRICE PAID

 

“Every luxury must be paid for,
and everything is a luxury,
starting with being in this world.”

 

~ Cesare Pavese ~

 

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


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BIRTHDATE, TO SOME DEGREE

 

“Memory, in widow’s weeds,
with naked feet stands on a tombstone.”

 

~ Aubrey de Vere ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Bristol, England in June 1980.


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LE PEINTRE

 

“I do not seek. I find.”

 

~ Pablo Picasso ~

 

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GIVE ME LIBERTY OR GIVE ME DEATH

 

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

 

~ Kevin Ansbro ~

 

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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. ~

 

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TRIAD

 

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

 

~ Traditional Irish Saying ~

 

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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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NO FUTURE

 

I believe the future is only the past again,
entered through another gate.”

 

~ Arthur Wing Pinero ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a crop of an original photo of art by César Olhagaray on a preserved section of the Berlin Wall taken in Berlin in January 2018.


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