Posts Tagged With: Knowledge

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 ~

 

000 the concept of glass

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 ~

 

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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 ~

 

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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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DIVERSITY

 

“Diversity: the art of thinking independently together.”

 

~ Malcolm Forbes ~

 

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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 ~

 

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BRICK BY BRICK

 

“There is no darkness but ignorance.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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TOO MANY BOOKS

 

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

 

~ Sven Birkerts ~

 

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BE WE

 

“There is no darkness but ignorance.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in the early 1980’s.


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SEX LEGGED DANCERS

 

“One simile, that solitary shines
in the dry desert of a thousand lines…”

 

~ Alexander Pope ~

 

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THE BEAUTY OF BOOKS

 

“So many books, so little time.”

 

~ Frank Zappa ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of a painting by Wickenhäuser taken in November 2018.


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SARASWATI

 

“A mind is a fire to be kindled,
not a vessel to be filled.”

 

~ Plutarch ~

 

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PHANTASMAGORIA

 

“Nihil est in intellectu quod non sit prius in sensu.”
“Nothing is in the intellect that was not first in the senses.”

 

~ Thomas Aquinas ~

 

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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 ~

 

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LE LIVRE

 

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 an original photo of a bas-relief “Le Livre” (1925) by Antoine Bourdelle taken in Paris in May 2012.


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