Posts Tagged With: Universe

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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only ever now

 

“Tomorrow does not exist. There is only now.”

 

~ James Clavell ~

 

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


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war

 

“Violence completes the partial mind.”

 

~ Peter Blegvad ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of ants at war taken in June 2022.


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shroom

 

 

“People who experiment with psilocybin report it as
one of the most profound experiences they’ve had in their lives…”

 

~ Paul Expert ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a single Psilocybin mushroom taken in October 2015.


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insignificant

 

“Life is a great tapestry.
The individual is only an insignificant thread
in an immense and miraculous pattern.”

 

~ Albert Einstein ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Virginia Beach, Virginia in November 2004.


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a few small drops of awareness

 

“The poetry of the earth is never dead.”

 

~ John Keats ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a replica of Diplocynodon darwini, an extinct genus of alligatoroid that lived during the Paleocene to middle Miocene 49 million years ago in Europe. It looked very similar to the modern caiman. This particular type lived only in the Eocene epoch, in a swampy freshwater lake near Messel, Germany. Photo taken in May 2016. Replica from the author’s private collection.


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musique et danse

 

“And those who were seen dancing
were thought to be insane
by those who could not hear the music.”

 

~ Friedrich Nietzsche ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art taken in Berlin January 2018.


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points of light

 

“I know there is infinity beyond ourselves.
I wonder if there is infinity within.”

 

~ Charles Lindbergh ~

 

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


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genése

 

“We become aware of the void as we fill it.”

 

~ Antonio Porchia ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in January 2018.


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sparkle

 

“For small creatures such as we,
the vastness is bearable only through love.”

 

~ Carl Sagan ~

 

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


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the deception

 

“So much of life, it seems to me,
is determined by pure randomness.”

 

~ Sidney Poitier ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in April 2015.


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GRAVITY

 

“Because there is a law such as gravity,
the Universe can and will create itself from nothing.”

 

~ Stephen Hawking ~

 

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


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CASTING SHADOWS

 

“We think not in words but in shadows of words.”

 

~ Vladimir Nabokov ~

 

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


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THE SKIN OF CONSCIOUSNESS

 
“Close your eyes and see the beauty.”

 

~ Anonymous ~

 

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


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SPEED OF DARKNESS

 

“No matter how fast light travels
it finds the darkness has always got there first,
and is waiting for it.”

 

~ Terry Pratchett ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in May 2019.


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MUSICA UNIVERSALIS

 

“The only truth is music.”

 

~ Jack Kerouac ~

 

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


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WASTED OPPORTUNITY

 

“…people choose to live in darkness, praying for a candle,
when all they really have to do is open their eyes…”

 

~ nightpoet ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a skull from a burial dated to the Late Roman Empire (3rd century CE) taken in June 2014.


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VORTEX

 

“The Image is more than an idea.
It is a vortex or cluster of fused ideas
and is endowed with energy.”

 

~ Ezra Pound ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a fossilized mollusk from the author’s collection taken in October 2015.


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COBWEBS

 

“Sweeping cobwebs from the edges of my mind…”

 

~ Graham Nash ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in the Cimetière du PèreLachaise in Paris in September 2015.


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THE CONCEPT OF GLASS

 

“The eye sees only what the mind is prepared to comprehend.”

 

~ Robertson Davies ~

 

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


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