Posts Tagged With: Revolution

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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SPRAY IT AGAIN, SAM

 

“The strength and power of despotism
consists wholly in the fear of resistance.”

 

~ Thomas Paine ~

 

Original photo of street art taken in Paris in May 2017.


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RAMPARTS

 

“What is politics, after all,
but the compulsion to preside over property
and make other people’s decisions for them?”

 

~ Tom Robbins ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a crop of an original photo taken at the Bishop’s Palace in Wells, England in June 2007.


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