Posts Tagged With: Greed

CORNU COPIAE

 

“All animals are equal,
but some animals are more equal than others.”

 

~ George Orwell ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a fragment of painted Roman wall plaster depicting what is possibly an empty cornucopia taken in January 2016.


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TETHYS

 

“Every human endeavor, however singular it seems,
involves the whole human race.”

 

~ Jean-Paul Sartre ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in the Aegean Sea between Thera (Santorini) and Crete in October 1992.


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SLEEPLESS NIGHTS BETWEEN

 

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

 

~ Peter Sinfield ~

 

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


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THE VERY LAST BUMBLEBEE

 

Celebrating Earth Day 2021

 

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in the Zitadelle Moat Nature Preserve in April 2010.


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BLACK BILE

 

“The taste of your life depends on the spices you used to brew it.”

 

~ Israelmore Ayivor ~

 

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


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AGELESS AM I

 

“The planet is fine. The people are fucked.”

 

~ George Carlin ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Kinderdijk, Netherlands in April 2007.


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SO MUCH BETTER WITHOUT US

 

“Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell.”

 

~ Edward Abbey ~

 

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CAPITALISM MUST DIE

 

“When it comes time to hang the capitalists, they will sell us the rope.”

 

~ Joseph Stalin ~

 

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THE IDES

 

“A great civilization is not conquered from without
until it has destroyed itself from within.”

 

~ Ariel Durant ~

 

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


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RENDER UNTO CAESAR

 

“A lion doesn’t concern itself with the opinion of sheep.”

 

~ George R.R. Martin ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in January 2008.


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STARSLEEP

 

“Extinction is the rule. Survival is the exception.”

 

~ Carl Sagan ~

 

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


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A LONG UNCERTAIN RIDE

 

“A destruction, an annihilation
that only man can provoke,
only man can prevent.”

 

~ Elie Wiesel ~

 

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


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LOVE YOUR WORLD

 

“Reality is merely an illusion,
albeit a very persistent one.”

 

~ Albert Einstein ~

 

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


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BITCH BETTER HAVE MY MONEY

 

“Humankind seems to have
an enormous capacity for savagery,
for brutality, for lack of empathy,
for lack of compassion.”

 

~ Annie Lennox ~

 

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


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YOUR ASS IS GRASS

 

“Everyone is so busy making believe that
their impending doom can be avoided,
that they will still delude themselves that 
a miracle can save them even as they are 
drowning, burning and slaughtering each other.”

 

~ nightpoet ~

 

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


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SHEEP, WOLVES AND PIGS

 

“What can one do?
We are as helpless to control our Government
as we are to change the weather.”

 

~ Hortense Berthelot ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken at the King Barrows near Stonehenge, England in June 2007.


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A DEGENERATE NOSTALGIC ANIMAL

 

“Man need never have left the forest.
He is a degenerate nostalgic animal.”

 

~ Pierre Drieu La Rochelle ~

 

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


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NEMESIS

 

“History has a Nemesis for every sin.”

 

~ Theodor Mommsen ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of street art taken in Paris in May 2017.


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THE DEVIL IS REAL

 

“Hope always deceives us
when it becomes a substitute for action.”

 

~ Marty Rubin ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Bavaria, Germany in September 2016.


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PEACE

 

“Fighting for peace is like screwing for virginity.”

 

~ George Carlin ~

 

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


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