Posts Tagged With: Humanity

virus

 

“This virus is shrewd in its camouflage
   and unabashed in its cruelty.”

 

~ Aysha Taryam ~

 

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


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slabber

 

“It is the dirt within men’s hearts that is most offensive;
the filth you cannot see.”

 

~ Jocelyn Murray ~

 

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


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happy ending

 

“Words of snow, which fell last year.”

 

~ German Proverb ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art taken in Paris in September 2017.


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the milk of human kindness

 

“The universe is a pretty big place.
If it’s just us, seems like an awful waste of space.”

 

~ Carl Sagan ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a natural calcite formation taken in the Musée de Minéralogie in Paris in May 2018.


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que sais-je?

 

“Je pense, donc je suis.”

 

~ René Descartes ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a statue of the essayist and philosopher Michel de Montaigne located at the Square Paul-Painlevé in Paris, taken in June 2019.


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circle game

 

“Humanity is the refuse of spirit.”

 

~ James Lendall Basford ~

 

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


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a sea of humanity

 

“Anyone who believes exponential growth can go on forever
in a finite world is either a madman or an economist.”

 

~ Kenneth E. Boulding ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of art on a preserved section of the Berlin Wall taken in Berlin in January 2018.


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apples and snakes

 

“I should have no use for a paradise in which
I should be deprived of the right to prefer hell.”

 

~ Jean Rostand ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in May 2022.


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the fragment of a tear

 

“Always and inevitably, everyone underestimates
the number of stupid individuals in circulation.”

 

~ Carlo M. Cipolla ~

 

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


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love your world

 

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

 

~ Albert Einstein ~

 

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


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might have made a difference

 

“When the last tree is cut, the last fish is caught,
and the last river is polluted; when to breathe
the air is sickening, you will realize, too late,
that wealth is not in bank accounts and that
you can’t eat money.”

 

~ Alanis Obomsawin ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an analog photo taken in November 1991.


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HEART

 

“The human heart is a strange vessel.
Love and hatred can exist side by side.”

 

~ Scott Westerfeld ~

 

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


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FOUR BEFORE TWELVE

 

“Overconsumption and overpopulation underlie
every environmental problem we face today.”

 

~ Jacques Yves Cousteau ~

 

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


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SING

 

“Singing, it’s like it’s like loving somebody,
it’s a supreme emotional and physical experience.”

 

~ Janis Joplin ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in June 2014. Courtesy of DePiero and Associates.


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MUSICA UNIVERSALIS

 

“The only truth is music.”

 

~ Jack Kerouac ~

 

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


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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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THE NECTAR OF NATURE’S BEAUTIFUL BOUNTY

 

“Humanity is a cancer on the body of the world.”

 

~ Scott Westerfeld ~

 

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


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AN ILL CONCEIVED UNNATURAL BLASPHEMY

 

“The world Is not dangerous become of those who do harm
but because of those who look at it without doing anything.”

 

~ Albert Einstein ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken on the island of Santorini in 1992.


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STAYING AFLOAT

 

“The world is filled with fools,
but none of them considers himself one,
or tries not to be one.”

 

~ Baltasar Gracián ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in November 2010.


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VIRUS

 

“This virus is shrewd in its camouflage
and unabashed in its cruelty.”

 

~ Aysha Taryam ~

 

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


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