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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…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…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… 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 – Paris with Albert Camus

18 January, 2010 от · No comments

Photo: reinante *** Don’t walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don’t walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend. *** Photo: reinante *** In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.