Posts Tagged With: Knowledge

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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hopes and dreams

 

“The mind of an enlightened human being is flexible and adaptable.
The mind of the ignorant person is conditioned and fixed.”

 

~ Ajahn Sumedho ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of the ruins of Battle Abbey, near Hastings, England taken in June 1982.


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a few small drops of awareness

 

“The poetry of the earth is never dead.”

 

~ John Keats ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a replica of Diplocynodon darwini, an extinct genus of alligatoroid that lived during the Paleocene to middle Miocene 49 million years ago in Europe. It looked very similar to the modern caiman. This particular type lived only in the Eocene epoch, in a swampy freshwater lake near Messel, Germany. Photo taken in May 2016. Replica from the author’s private collection.


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pure, simple nothing

 

“I love to talk about nothing.
It’s the only thing I know anything about.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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


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this too shall pass

 

“What makes the desert beautiful is that somewhere it hides a well.”

 

~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery ~

 

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


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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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too many books

 

“Psychopathia librorum…
I surround myself with the printed word.”

 

~ Sven Birkerts ~

 

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


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POUR L’AMOUR DES LIVRES

 

“It is what you read when you don’t have to
that determines what you will be when you can’t help it.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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


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TIMELESS TOMES

 

“So many books, so little time.”

 

~ Frank Zappa ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in February 2016.


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A DISTANT WINDOW

 

“Any fool can know. The point is to understand.”

 

~ Albert Einstein ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in September 2009.


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THE CONCEPT OF GLASS

 

“The eye sees only what the mind is prepared to comprehend.”

 

~ Robertson Davies ~

 

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


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SITTING BE I HERE

 

“That’s what hell must be like, small chat to the babbling of Lethe
about the good old days when we wished we were dead.”

 

~ Samuel Beckett ~

 

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


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THIS TOO SHALL PASS

 

“What makes the desert beautiful is that somewhere it hides a well.”

 

~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Paris in May 2014.


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PURE, SIMPLE NOTHING

 

“I love to talk about nothing.
It’s the only thing I know anything about.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in February 2020.


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THE DRAGON IS DANCING

 

“Never laugh at live dragons.”

 

~ J. R. R. Tolkien ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of embroidery by my friend Randy Hase taken in December 2019.


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SO MUCH OLDER THEN

 

“All diseases run into one, old age.”

 

~ Ralph Waldo Emerson ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in December 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 ~

 

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


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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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DIVERSITY

 

“Diversity: the art of thinking independently together.”

 

~ Malcolm Forbes ~

 

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


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RUE DE JACOB REFLECTIONS

 

“Grow old along with me!
The best is yet to be,
the last of life,
for which the first was made.”

 

~ Robert Browning ~

 

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


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