Posts Tagged With: Revolution

revolution is forever

 

“True revolution comes from true revulsion;
when things get bad enough the kitten will kill the lion.”

 

~ Charles Bukowski ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a Roman sculpture of a Celtic warrior prisoner, taken in January 2014.


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peace on earth

 

“We live in a world where we have to hide to make love,
while violence is practiced in broad daylight.”

 

~ John Lennon ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in New York City, printed from an original negative and taken as Lennon sat in an automobile in front of The Dakota Building sometime in the mid to late 1970’s.


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TRICKLE DOWN

 

“A nation will not survive morally or economically
when so few have so much and so many have so little.”

 

~ Bernie Sanders ~

 

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


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LEFT TO DIE AND DANGLE

 

“The streets sing, the stones talk.
The houses drip history, glory, romance.”

 

~ Henry Miller ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken on the Rue Rataud in Paris in May 2012.


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TOO TIRED TO TRY

 

“Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter.
Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.”

 

~ Samuel Beckett ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of sandstone quartzite taken in Paris in May 2018.


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REVOLUTION IS FOREVER

 

“True revolution comes from true revulsion;
when things get bad enough the kitten will kill the lion.”

 

~ Charles Bukowski ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a Roman sculpture of a Celtic warrior prisoner taken in January 2014.


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I CAN’T BREATHE

 

“A great revolution is never the fault of the people,
but of the government.”

 

~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~

 

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


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OTHER WORLDS

 

“There are times when we stop, we sit still.
We listen and breezes from a whole other world begin to whisper.”

 

~ James Carroll ~

 

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


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REVOLUTION NOW!

 

“How can I rise if you don’t fall?”

 

~ Robert Wyatt ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of street art taken in the late 1980’s.


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SHEEP

 

“I hate all men, the ones because they are mean and vicious,
and the others for being complaisant with the vicious ones.”

 

~ Moliere ~

 

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


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BULBOUS MAXIMUS ~ A FAIRY TALE

 

“Nationalism is an infantile thing.
It is the measles of mankind.”

 

~ Albert Einstein ~

 

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


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WITHOUT A COUNTRY

 

“The evils of capitalism are as real
as the evils of militarism and evils of racism.”

 

~ Martin Luther King Jr. ~

 

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


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RÉVOLUTION

 

“When dictatorship is a fact, revolution becomes a right.”

 

~ Victor Hugo ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of the police stopping demonstrators and searching their backpacks and hand bags taken in Paris in May 2019.


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EAT THE RICH

 

“Some 82% of money generated last year
went to the richest 1% of the global population
while the poorest half saw no increase at all.”

 

~ Source: Oxfam ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken while being tear gassed during protests in Paris in May 2016.


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PARIS: PLEASURES, PASSIONS AND PERAMBULATIONS – SEVEN

 

“Il est interdit d’interdire.”
“It is forbidden to forbid.”

 

~ Graffiti in Paris May 1968 ~

 

Digitally enhanced image “1968” created from an original photo of street art taken in Paris in May 2018.


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KARMA COLLECTS ITS DUE

 

“When dictatorship is a fact,
revolution becomes a right.”

 

~ Victor Hugo ~

 

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


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WHEN THE REVOLUTION COMES

 

Liberty: One of Imagination’s most precious possessions.”

 

~ Ambrose Bierce ~

 

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


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EVOLUTION OR REVOLUTION

 

“As you evolve,
you will make a lot of people uncomfortable.
Evolve anyway”

 

~ Anonymous ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of street art taken in Paris in May 2015.


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WAKE UP

 

“Happy Fake Fourth Of July…”

 

~ nightpoet ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of a street art work called “Wake Up” by an unknown artist taken in the Rue du Père Teilhard de Chardin in Paris in May 2017.


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CHAIRMAN MEOW

 

“In waking a tiger, use a long stick.”
 

~ Mao Zedong ~

 

Original photo of street art taken in the Rue Broca in Paris in May 2017.


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