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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…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…Skyscrapers with Joseph Conrad

7 November, 2010 от · No comments

Photo: sakeeb A man that is born falls into a dream like a man who falls into the sea. If he tries to climb out into the air as inexperienced people endeavor to do, he drowns. Photo: mihaibojin He who wants to persuade should put his trust not in the right argument, but in the […]

The Week… Into the deep with Vladimir Nabokov

25 October, 2010 от · 2 comments

Photo: laprimadonna Nothing revives the past so completely as a smell that was once associated with it. Photo: silkebaron Complacency is a state of mind that exists only in retrospective: it has to be shattered before being ascertained. Photo: silkebaron Literature and butterflies are the two sweetest passions known to man.

The Week…Rain in the big city with Arthur Miller

19 October, 2010 от · No comments

Photo: flatworldsedge Can anyone remember love? It’s like trying to summon up the smell of roses in a cellar. You might see a rose, but never the perfume. Photo: specialkrb It is my art. I am better at it than I ever was. And I will do it as long as I can. When you […]

The Week…Glaciers with Albert Einstein

11 October, 2010 от · No comments

Photo: alanvernon Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning. Photo: dominicspics Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.

The Week…Rainbows with Edgar Allan Poe

5 October, 2010 от · No comments

Photo: little_frank There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm. Photo: andrewbain Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.

The Week…Sand sculptures with Leonardo da Vinci

27 September, 2010 от · No comments

Photo: mcaven The truth of things is the chief nutriment of superior intellects. Photo: jughead_jones All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions.

The Week… An aromatic cup of coffee with Franz Kafka

12 September, 2010 от · No comments

Photo: truette By believing passionately in something that still does not exist, we create it. The nonexistent is whatever we have not sufficiently desired. Photo: 007bond A book should serve as the ax for the frozen sea within us.

The Week…Chocolate temptations with Merilyn Monroe

6 September, 2010 от · No comments

Photo: hevertonwoss If I’d observed all the rules, I’d never have got anywhere. Photo: shimelle It’s better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone – so far.

The Week… Fountains with Dostoevsky

30 August, 2010 от · No comments

Photo: vickispix The greatest happiness is to know the source of unhappiness. Photo: kmndr Power is given only to those who dare to lower themselves and pick it up. Only one thing matters: to be able to dare! Photo: dominicspics Much unhappiness has come into the world because of bewilderment and things left unsaid.

The Week…In the park with Emily Bronte

21 July, 2010 от · No comments

Photo: in Honest people don’t hide their deeds. Photo: in A person who has not done one half his day’s work by ten o clock, runs a chance of leaving the other half undone.

The Week…Red and Black with Stendhal

13 July, 2010 от · 2 comments

Photo: steews4 Only great minds can afford a simple style. Photo: wtlphotos Pleasure is often spoiled by describing it. Photo: tambako Beauty is the promise of happiness.

The Week…Deserts with Paulo Coelho

5 July, 2010 от · No comments

Photo: h-k-d Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience. Photo: stevephillips Waiting is painful. Forgetting is painful. But not knowing which to do is the worse kind of suffering.

The Week…Ikebana with Ayumi Hamasaki

28 June, 2010 от · 2 comments

Photo: grumblindal I don’t have dreams. How can I say it? I myself am a dream. Photo: 10392797@N03 I don’t think you should meet the people you most admire. I don’t want reality to interfere with my image.

The Week…Windmills with Paul Valerie

20 June, 2010 от · No comments

Photo: powi A great man is one who leaves others at a loss after he is gone. Photo: soapbeard

The Week…Clouds with Henry Wheeler Shaw

13 June, 2010 от · 7 comments

Photo: shekgraham A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.