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Finish This, Finish That . . .

Self-explanatory . . . or, is it?

Finished, finished, when it is completely finished, there is nothing to finish.
Soen Nakagawa

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More often then not, I have posted quotes here from a large number of poets, dramatists, novelists, thinkers, visual artists as well as no-label-individuals. My intent has always been to offer their sentiments about, contemplations on and analyses of the various layers of life and death to you as a platform from which we all may better understand one another. Today, I am leaving you with words by Marcel Proust. Read them, enjoy them (or not), reflect on them and share your own responses to them, should you so choose. Marcel Proust is no longer among the empirically living. We, however, still are…

My destination is no longer a place, rather a new way of seeing.”

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“The world [we] perceive […]”

Nisargadatta Maharaj asserts the following with regard to the mind and matter: “The world you perceive is made of consciousness; what you call matter is consciousness itself.”

What, I wonder, are your thoughts on this sentiment . . .

 

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Dalgalar.Yakın Çekim

 

“Be careful how you interpret the world: It is like that.” ~ Erich Heller (1911-1990), British Essayist

 

Photo Credit: Gizem Satıcı, my daughter (Sinop, Turkey 2007)

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Mit meinem Dank an Lis/With my thanks to Lis/Lis’e teşekkürlerimle (Reblogged Post): “wünsche Euch einen guten Tag… — Gedichte, Zitate in Einklang mit Bilder……”

Hoffnung ist ein gutes Frühstück, aber ein schlechtes Abendbrot. *** von Francis Bacon

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(The image is copyrighted by Lis.) The Francis Bacon quote in own (colloquial) English and Turkish translations:

Hope makes a good breakfast but it is lousy as dinner.
Umuttan iyi bir kahvaltı olur. Fakat akşam yemeği olarak beş para etmez.

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