Posts tagged ‘Metaphor’
As if there were a shortage of litter, here we are spreading ‘Trash’ – a series by the longest-running recycler of refuse into art since Warhol’s fifteen minutes.
“They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.” —Andy Warhol
In the beginning, the Old Master Painter hands the struggling artist a minimal palette—the dark, the light, the line, the shape, the primary colors—and says, Go forth and struggle!
“The true object of all human life is play. Earth is a task garden; heaven is a playground.” —G. K. Chesterton Read more
As the world continent rifted and drifted, so did life on the planet. Now we are beside ourselves.
“Life is divided into the horrible and the miserable.” –Woody Allen
“Let me give you a wonderful Zen practice. Wake up in the morning… look in the mirror, and laugh at yourself.” —Bernie Glassman
As a penman mightier than swordsmen from Aramis to Zorro, I flatter myself to boast of my peerless prowess.
“The only cure for vanity is laughter, and the only fault that is laughable is vanity.” —Henri Bergson
“Surrealism: An archaic term. Formerly an art movement. No longer distinguishable from everyday life.” —Brad Holland
Whether we dream it up on a bed of nails or a bed of roses, what we perceive may be just that, a dream.
“One day it will have to be officially admitted that what we have christened reality is an even greater illusion than the world of dreams.” —Salvador Dalí
“I have a secret project which adds four hours every day to the 24 hours we have. There’s a bit of time travel involved.” —Sundar Pichai
Through a passage in the time barrier, like a wormhole, science journals tell the same tales as storybooks.
“The river of time may fork into rivers, in which case you have a parallel reality and so then you can become a time traveler and not have to worry about causing a time paradox.” —Michio Kaku
Welcome to a world of metaphor, where we view reality from the catbird’s seat.
“I was the shyest human ever invented, but I had a lion inside me that wouldn’t shut up!”—Ingrid Bergman
“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
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