Posts Tagged With: Humanity

SING

 

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

 

~ Janis Joplin ~

 

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MUSICA UNIVERSALIS

 

“The only truth is music.”

 

~ Jack Kerouac ~

 

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CORNU COPIAE

 

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

 

~ George Orwell ~

 

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THE NECTAR OF NATURE’S BEAUTIFUL BOUNTY

 

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

 

~ Scott Westerfeld ~

 

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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 ~

 

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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 ~

 

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


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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 ~

 

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


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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 ~

 

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


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