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The Week with… Light and Lanterns

24 November, 2011 от · No comments

Photo: Asia_Joanna Better to light a candle than to curse the darkness. Chinese Proverb Photo: tallkev A sensible man will remember that the eyes may be confused in two ways – by a change from light to darkness or from darkness to light; and he will recognize that the same thing happens to the soul. […]

The Week with… Storm and Democracy

7 November, 2011 от · No comments

Photo: LiebeDich. Democracy is not so much a form of government as a set of principles. Woodrow Wilson (1856 – 1924) Photo: powazny Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people. Oscar Wilde (1854 – 1900)

The Week with… Romance and Rain

31 October, 2011 от · No comments

Foto: tested Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but looking outward in the same direction. Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (1900 – 1944) Foto: Clownhouse III Romance has been elegantly defined as the offspring of fiction and love. Benjamin Disraeli (1804 – 1881) Foto: Jon Shave Never close your lips to those whom you […]

The Week with… Autumn Mood

11 October, 2011 от · No comments

Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower. Albert Camus (1913 – 1960) Photo: 11259551@N02 Besides the autumn poets sing, A few prosaic days A little this side of the snow And that side of the haze. Emily Dickinson (1830 – 1886) Photo: Autumn, the year’s last, loveliest smile. William Cullen […]

The Week with… Flowers and Quotes about Being Different

12 September, 2011 от · No comments

Photo: jojo nicdao In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different. Coco Chanel (1883 – 1971) Foto: Jram23

The Week with… Hopes and Rainbows

18 July, 2011 от · No comments

Photo: foto.bulle Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul. And sings the tune Without the words, and never stops at all. Emily Dickinson (1830 – 1886) Photo: JoshBerglund19 All human wisdom is summed up in two words – wait and hope. Alexandre Dumas (1824 – 1895) Photo: mcdlttx Learn from yesterday, […]

The Week… Raindrops with Susan Sontag

3 April, 2011 от · 5 comments

Photo: beamillion Sanity is a cozy lie. Today everything exists to end in a photograph. Photo: mark217 I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list. The likelihood that your acts of resistance cannot stop the injustice does not exempt you from acting in what you sincerely and reflectively hold to be the best interests […]

The Week… Double vision with Michael Ondaatje

3 January, 2011 от · 1 comment

Photo: piermario A novel is a mirror walking down a road. We die containing a richness of lovers and tribes, tastes we have swallowed, bodies we have plunged into and swum up as if rivers of wisdom, characters we have climbed into as if trees, fears we have hidden in as if caves.

The Week…Christmas atmosphere with William Makepeace Thackeray

27 December, 2010 от · No comments

Photo:scottfeldstein Do not be in a hurry to succeed. What would you have to live for afterwards? Better make the horizon your goal; it will always be ahead of you. Photo:66729396@N00 Follow your honest convictions and be strong. Photo:ceanandjen Good humor is one of the best articles of dress one can wear in society.

The Week…Infinite horizons with Coco Chanel

19 December, 2010 от · No comments

Photo: horiavarlan Fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions. Photo: 28208534@N07 Elegance is not the prerogative of those who have just escaped from adolescence, but of those who have already taken possession of their future. Photo: dominicspics I don’t know why women want any of the things men have when one the things […]

The Week…Winter landscapes with Thomas Hardy

5 December, 2010 от · 1 comment

Photo: calliope The sudden disappointment of a hope leaves a scar which the ultimate fulfillment of that hope never entirely removes. Photo: 40066970@N08 Time changes everything except something within us which is always surprised by change.

The Week…Ice sculptures with Emily Bronte

29 November, 2010 от · No comments

Photo: suzanneandsimon Honest people don’t hide their deeds. Photo: 68679992@N00 Love is like the wild rose-briar; Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly? Photo: ericlbc Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.

The Week…Everyday is a miracle and Martin Luther King

21 November, 2010 от · No comments

Photo: the-o When schools flourish, all flourishes. Photo: zahperv You are not only responsible for what you say, but also for what you do not say. Photo: usfwsnortheast Reason is the enemy of faith.

The Week… In love with Joseph Brodsky

15 November, 2010 от · 1 comment

Photo: wonderlane For the poet the credo or doctrine is not the point of arrival but is, on the contrary, the point of departure for the metaphysical journey. Photo: nathalielaure If there is any substitute for love, it is memory. Photo: kjunstorm After all, it is hard to master both life and work equally well. […]

The Week in Black & White with Charlie Chaplin

16 August, 2010 от · 2 comments

Quotes and photos selected by Mariana Velichkova Photo: surfstyle All my pictures are built around the idea of getting in trouble and so giving me the chance to be desperately serious in my attempt to appear as a normal little gentleman. Photo: Refracted Moments™ All I need to make a comedy is a park, a […]

The Week… Florence with Leonardo Da Vinci

9 March, 2010 от · 1 comment

Photo: sherseydc *** Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. *** Photo: davelau *** A well-spent day brings happy sleep. *** Photo: stevehdc

The Week – Bridges with Jane Austen

8 February, 2010 от · No comments

Photo: scotthudson *** A mind lively and at ease, can do with seeing nothing, and can see nothing that does not answer. *** Photo: wili

The Week – Autumn memories with Lord Byron

7 December, 2009 от · 2 comments

*** Photo: zedzap *** „The ‘good old times’ – all times when old are good.” *** Photo: mangloard *** “Opinions are made to be changed – or how is truth to be got at?” ***

Fashion Quotations II

25 January, 2009 от · No comments

Photo: dunikowski The only rule is don’t be boring and dress cute wherever you go. Life is too short to blend in. Paris Hilton Women thrive on novelty and are easy meat for the commerce of fashion. Men prefer old pipes and torn jackets. Anthony Burgess

The Nature of Nature

20 January, 2009 от · No comments

Иван Кулеков Ivan Kulekov За да не се разпадне светът, една птица зашива водата за земята.   So that the world will not fall apart, one bird stitches the water to the earth.   Ще се местя. Или от тук там, или от там тук.   I will relocate. Either from here there, or from […]