Posts Tagged With: Humanity

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 ~

 

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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 ~

 

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VIRUS

 

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

 

~ Aysha Taryam ~

 

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A MACABRE AMUSEMENT

 

“What is it to die but to stand naked
in the wind and to melt into the sun?”

 

~ Kahlil Gibran ~

 

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NO GOD

 

“There is no darkness but ignorance.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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CREATIVITY

 

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

 

~ Leonardo da Vinci ~

 

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THE IDES

 

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

 

~ Ariel Durant ~

 

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ANOTHER DAY ON EARTH

 

“Humankind’s presence on Earth is nothing but a cancer.” 

 

~ John Gray ~

 

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PAS D’AVENIR

 

“Hope always comes after evil has done its work.
We cannot keep living on hope, though.”

 

~ Erik Pevernagie ~

 

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FOUR BEFORE TWELVE

 

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

 

~ Jacques Yves Cousteau ~

 

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CIRCLE GAME

 

“Humanity is the refuse of spirit.”

 

~James Lendall Basford ~

 

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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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QUE SAIS-JE?

 

“Je pense, donc je suis.”

 

~ René Descartes ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original 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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LOVE YOUR WORLD

 

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

 

~ Albert Einstein ~

 

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RISE UP

 

“Life shrinks or expands
in proportion with one’s courage.”

 

~ Anaïs Nin ~

 

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


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HEART

 

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

 

~ Scott Westerfeld ~

 

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THE MILK OF HUMAN KINDNESS

 

“Billions of years from now our sun,
then a distended red giant star,
will have reduced Earth to a charred cinder.
But the Voyager record will still be largely intact,
in some other remote region of the Milky Way galaxy,
preserving a murmur of an ancient civilization that once flourished.”

 

~ Carl Sagan ~

 

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


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NEMESIS

 

“History has a Nemesis for every sin.”

 

~ Theodor Mommsen ~

 

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EARTH DAY

 

“Humankind has not woven the web of life.
We are but one thread within it.
Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves.
All things are bound together… all things connect.”

 

~ Chief Seattle ~

 

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THE GREAT EXTINCTION

 

“Our planet is currently undergoing
a mass extinction of species
called the Anthropocene – the Age of Man.”

 

~ Louie Psihoyos ~

 

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