Posts Tagged With: History

OTHER WORLDS

 

“There are times when we stop, we sit still.
We listen and breezes from a whole other world begin to whisper.”

 

~ James Carroll ~

 

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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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CREATIVITY

 

“The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.”

 

~ Leonardo da Vinci ~

 

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


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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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THE EXPERIMENT

 

“We are like butterflies that flutter for a day and think it is forever.”

 

– Carl Sagan ~

 

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THE FORGOTTEN OLD MASTER

 

“Good artists copy, great artists steal.”

 

~ Pablo Picasso ~

 

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HATS OFF TO GOD

 

“Religion: A daughter of Hope and Fear,
explaining to Ignorance the nature of the Unknowable.”

 

~ Ambrose Bierce ~

 

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TOUCH THE PAST

 

“As the archaeology of our thought easily shows,
man is an invention of recent date.
And one perhaps nearing its end.”

 

~ Michel Foucault ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in September 1988.


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COMIC OPERA

 

“The only way to comprehend what mathematicians mean by Infinity
is to contemplate the extent of human stupidity.”

 

~ Voltaire ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of a Roman oil lamp, unearthed in a cremation burial, taken in September 1988.


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THE END OF AN EMPIRE

 

“An intelligence that is not humane
is the most dangerous thing in the world .”

 

~ Ashley Montagu ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken on the mountain Donnersberg in August 1982.


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