Posts Tagged With: Literature

LE PENSEUR

 

“Illusion is the first of all pleasures.”

 

~ Voltaire ~

 

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


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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 an original photo taken in Paris in June 2018.


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BAUDELAIRE

 

“Always be a poet, even in prose.”

 

~ Charles Baudelaire ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken of the grave of Charles Baudelaire in the Cimetière du Montparnasse in Paris in February 2007.


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PARIS: PLEASURES, PASSIONS AND PERAMBULATIONS – TWO

 

“When spring comes to Paris
the humblest mortal alive
must feel that he dwells in paradise.”

 

~ Henry Miller ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of a bronze sculpture seen at a neighbourhood flea market on Rue Saint Medard, taken in Paris in May 2018.


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WINDOW

 

There is not a particle of life
which does not bear poetry within it.”

 

~ Gustave Flaubert ~

 

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


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L’AVANT-GARDE

 

“Avant-gardism is an addiction that can be appeased
only by a revolution in permanence.”

 

~ Harold Rosenberg ~

 

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


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THE SEX OF WRITING

 

My language is the common prostitute
that I turn into a virgin.”

 

~ Karl Kraus ~

 

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


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SO MANY BOOKS

 

Good friends, good books
and a sleepy conscience:
this is the ideal life.”

 

~ Mark Twain ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Paris in May 2013.


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FRENCH

 

“French is a language that makes those who speak it both calm and dynamic.”

 

~ Bernard Pivot ~

 

Digitally enhanced image “Bouche” created from a cropped original photo taken by Bernd Deutschmann in October 2015.


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THE COUNT CONSIDERS RETIREMENT

 

“The last I saw of Count Dracula was his kissing his hand to me,
with a red light of triumph in his eyes,
and with a smile that Judas in hell might be proud of.”

 

~ Bram Stoker ~

 

000-the-countDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in October 2009.


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