Posts Tagged With: Paris

rainbow’s end

 

“Poetry is a phantom script telling how
rainbows are made and why they go away.”

 

~ Carl Sandburg ~

 

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


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child

 

“Children must be taught how to think, not what to think…”

 

~ Margaret Mead ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken on the Rue Mouffetard in Paris in November 2007.


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a series of successive changes

 

“Nothing in the world is permanent,
and we’re foolish when we ask anything to last,
but surely we’re still more foolish
not to take delight in it while we have it.

 

~ W. Somerset Maugham ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art taken in Paris in September 2016.

(“I am only a series of successive changes.”)


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wheel

 

“It is the same with life as it is with riding a bike.
Only when moving can one comfortably maintain one’s balance.”

 

~ Albert Einstein ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in December 2008.


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life is beautiful

 

“Life is beautiful because it doesn’t last.”

 

~ Brit Marling ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art on the side wall of the apartment building at 17 Rue Beautreillis taken in May 2017.


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the girl with a candle

 

“Look at how a single candle can
both defy and define the darkness.”

 

~ Anne Frank ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in August 2017.


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happy ending

 

“Words of snow, which fell last year.”

 

~ German Proverb ~

 

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


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warmth

 

“As the nights get colder, the hugs get warmer.”

 

~ Anthony T. Hincks ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art taken in Paris in May 2017.


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rara avis

 

“Most people are other people.
Their thoughts are someone else’s opinions,
their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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


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the milk of human kindness

 

“The universe is a pretty big place.
If it’s just us, seems like an awful waste of space.”

 

~ Carl Sagan ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a natural calcite formation taken in the Musée de Minéralogie in Paris in May 2018.


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bisous

 

“Soul meets soul on lovers’ lips.”

 

~ Percy Bysshe Shelley ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of lipstick kisses left on Oscar Wilde’s grave in Paris in August 2015.


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now

 

“Quantum est in rebus inane!”
“How much folly there is in human affairs.”

 

~ Aulus Persius Flaccus ~

 

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


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corner

 

“There is only one corner of the universe you can
be certain of improving, and that’s your own self.”

 

~ Aldous Huxley ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a ceramic creation by Thierry Basile taken in Paris in June 2018.


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flou

 

“Don’t lose who you are in the blur of the stars.
Seeing is deceiving, dreaming is believing.”

 

~ Jessie J. ~

 

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


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golden fleece

 

“Put your ear down close to your soul and listen hard.”

 

~ Anne Sexton ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in May 2012.


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overkill

 

“Nobody leaves this place without singing the blues.”

 

~ Albert Collins ~

 

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


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the day after

 

“Before the first before and after the last after, there is night waiting.”

 

~ Dejan Stojanovic ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of mold on a wall, taken in Paris in May 2018.


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trick of the tongue

 

“The tadpole poet will never grow into anything bigger than a frog.”

 

~ Algernon Charles Swinburne ~

 

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


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rainbows

 

“Friendship is like a rainbow between two hearts.”

 

~ Anonymous ~

 

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


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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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