Posts Tagged With: War

no, no, no

 

“Only the dead have seen the end of war.”

 

~ Plato ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in France in 1961.


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make art not war

 

“Art holds fast when all else is lost.”

 

~ 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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the winds of war

 

“I see how peoples are set against one another, and in silence,
unknowingly, foolishly, obediently, innocently slay one another.”

 

~ Erich Maria Remarque ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in May 2011.


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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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imagine

 

“Man will never be free until the last king is strangled
with the entrails of the last priest.”

 

~ Denis Diderot ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in New York City in April 1992.


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the new little corporal

 

“Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount.
And the tigers are getting hungry.”

 

~ Winston Churchill ~

 

000 the new little corporal

Digitally enhanced image created from various unknown sources in October 2013.


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love your world

 

“Reality is merely an illusion,
albeit a very persistent one.”

 

~ Albert Einstein ~

 

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


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PEACE

 

“Fighting for peace is like screwing for virginity.”

 

~ George Carlin ~

 

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


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STILL DELUDED AFTER ALL THESE YEARS

 

“A rational army would run away.” 

 

~ Charles de Secondat, Baron de Montesquieu ~

 

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


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AGELESS AM I

 

“The planet is fine. The people are fucked.”

 

~ George Carlin ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Kinderdijk, Netherlands in April 2007.


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ONE TOKE TOO MANY

 

“I don’t smoke weed to escape reality, 
I smoke weed to enjoy reality even more.”

 

~ Banana ~

 

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


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PAS D’AVENIR

 

“Hope always comes after evil has done its work.
We cannot keep living on hope, though.”

 

~ Erik Pevernagie ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created in December 2019.


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LUFTSCHUTZRAUM

 

“A great war leaves the country with three armies –
an army of cripples, an army of mourners,
and an army of thieves.”

 

~ German Proverb ~

 

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


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LOVE YOUR WORLD

 

“Reality is merely an illusion,
albeit a very persistent one.”

 

~ Albert Einstein ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of street art by Kefran taken in Paris in June 2018.


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STOP MAKING BABIES

 

“Democracy cannot survive overpopulation.
Human dignity cannot survive overpopulation.
Convenience and decency cannot survive overpopulation.
As you put more and more people onto the world,
the value of life not only declines, it disappears.”

 

~ Isaac Asimov ~

 

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


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LONG GONE TO DUST

 

“Earth does not belong to us; we belong to earth.
Take only memories, leave nothing but footprints.”

 

~ Chief Seattle ~

 

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


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NE PAS AVALER

 

“Peace cannot be kept by force;
it can only be achieved by understanding.”

 

~ Albert Einstein ~

 

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


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STILL DELUDED AFTER ALL THESE YEARS

 

“A rational army would run away.”

 

~ Charles de Secondat, Baron de Montesquieu ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of street art by Kai taken in Paris in May 2018.


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A DEGENERATE NOSTALGIC ANIMAL

 

“Man need never have left the forest.
He is a degenerate nostalgic animal.”

 

~ Pierre Drieu La Rochelle ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of new street art by Bansky taken in Paris in June 2018.


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THE WINDS OF WAR

 

“I see how peoples are set against one another,
and in silence, unknowingly, foolishly,
obediently, innocently slay one another.”

 

~ Erich Maria Remarque ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Paris in May 2011.


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