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“This universe can well be expressed in words and syllables which are not those of one’s mother tongue.” —Tahar Ben Jelloun

If we spoke with one tongue, would civilization be civil?

“If the tongue had not been framed for articulation, man would still be a beast in the forest.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

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“I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.” −Douglas Adams

 An object in motion tends to stay in motion, unless and until it hits a wall.

“The time to relax is when you don’t have time for it.” −Sydney J. Harris Read more

“February days are a marketing gimmick; love happens every day.” –Randeep Hooda

Some of us almost daily receive greetings that make our day.

“I wouldn’t say that holidays are manufactured by corporations, but they’re certainly exploited and mined by them.” Dan Savage

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“Without Valentine’s Day, February would be… well, January.” ―Jim Gaffigan

A day without Valentine is like a month of Sundays on a cold planet.

“People will visit Mars, they will settle Mars, and we should because it’s cool.” –Jeff Bezos  Read more

“in a world full of temporary things / you are a perpetual feeling.” ― Sanober Khan

  

We dedicate this Valentine video to…well, you know who you are.Art and video by Pierre Leduc. Song performed by Elvis Presley Read more

“Imagine an eye unruled by man-made laws of perspective, an eye unprejudiced by compositional logic, an eye which does not respond to the name of everything but which must know each object encountered in life through an adventure of perception.” –Stan Brakhage

    As we eye the stars, we see ourselves. It’s a matter of self-perception.

“It is the function of art to renew our perception. What we are familiar with we cease to see.” Anais Nin

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“We live in a moment of history where change is so speeded up that we begin to see the present only when it is already disappearing.” –R.D. Laing

      Some participants in the human race are running late, others ahead of schedule.

“There’s no present. There’s only the immediate future and the recent past.” George Carlin

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“Art attracts us only by what it reveals of our most secret self.” −Jean-Luc Godard

 How many of us are strangers to ourselves?

“People forget who they are; they always remain with an identity which is not the real self. It is just a projected self which does not exist, but they identify with this projected self appearance.” −Lobsang Tenzin Read more

“Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.” –Mary Pickford

“If it’s a good movie, the sound could go off and the audience would still have a perfectly clear idea of what was going on.” Alfred Hitchcock Read more

“A snow day literally and figuratively falls from the sky, unbidden, and seems like a thing of wonder.” –Susan Orlean

   On top of the world, a snow day is as common as the cold.

“The Eskimos had fifty-two names for snow because it was important to them: there ought to be as many for love.” Margaret Atwood 

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