Posts Tagged With: Illusion

STILL DELUDED AFTER ALL THESE YEARS

 

“A rational army would run away.” 

 

~ Charles de Secondat, Baron de Montesquieu ~

 

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


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L’AMOUR EST MORT

 

“Now you’re just a stranger, with all my secrets.”

 

~ Charles Dickens ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art taken in Paris in May 2014.


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THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER

 

“The world is tired, the year is old,
the faded leaves are glad to die…”

 

~ Sara Teasdale ~

 

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RAINBOW

 

“…she comes in colors…”

 

~ Mick Jagger – Keith Richards ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in May 2015.


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LATENIGHT LITANY

 

“Talk of the devil, and his horns appear.”

 

~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge ~

 

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BANDORA’S POX

 

“What a chimera then is man. What a novelty!
What a monster… what a contradiction, what a prodigy.”

 

~ Blaise Pascal ~

 

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HORIZON

 

“No borders, just horizons – only freedom.”

 

~ Amelia Earhart ~

 

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GHOST IN ME

 

“For dreams, too, are ghosts, desires chased in sleep, gone by morning.”

 

~ Libba Bray ~

 

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IGNIS FATUUS

 

“Illusion is the first of all pleasures.”

 

~ Voltaire ~

 

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


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EN VIN EST VÉRITÉ

 

“There is no truth. There is only perception.”

 

~Gustave Flaubert ~

 

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NE PAS AVALER

 

“Peace cannot be kept by force;
it can only be achieved by understanding.”

 

~ Albert Einstein ~

 

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


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L’OBSERVATEUR

 

“You can observe a lot by just watching.”

 

~ Yogi Berra ~

 

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


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STILL DELUDED AFTER ALL THESE YEARS

 

“A rational army would run away.”

 

~ Charles de Secondat, Baron de Montesquieu ~

 

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


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MISSING PIECE

 

“Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.”

 

~ Miguel de Unamuno ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of street art taken in Paris in August 2016.


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ENTWINE, ENTANGLE AND RECEDE

 

Life is a long road on a short journey.”

 

~ James Lendall Basford ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Paris in September 2017.


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THE RED DOOR

 

“Be first and be lonely.”

 

~ Ginni Rometty ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in the Place des Vosges, Paris in May 2016.


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SUMMER’S SWEET FRUITS

 

“If it could only be like this always ~
always summer, always alone,
the fruit always ripe…”

 

~ Evelyn Waugh ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Magdeburg, Germany in July 2017.


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THE CORRIDOR

 

“The way to see by faith is to shut the eye of reason.”

 

~ Benjamin Franklin ~

 

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