Purple or violet?

The violets in the mountains have broken the rocks.

Tennessee Williams

Don’t order any black things. (…) Wear violet and purple.

George Bernard Shaw

I don’t have a purple problem, I have a purple passion!

Jackie Harmon Sweeney

Be eccentric now. Don’t wait for old age to wear purple.

Regina Brett

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Street art

Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.

Rabindranath Tagore

Clouds in the sky very much resembles the thoughts in our minds! Both changes perpetually from one second to another!

Mehmet Murat ildan

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Street art

If it takes more than 5 minutes, it’s not graffiti.

Mint Serf

I laugh at the way some people think graffiti is all selfish tagging and vandalism. Thoughtful street art is like good fiction – it speaks out on behalf of everyone, for us all to see.

Carla H. Krueger

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Street art


People say graffiti is ugly, irresponsible and childish… but that’s only if it’s done properly.


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La vie en rose


The world is a rose, smell it, and pass it to your friends.

Persian proverb

If I had a rose for every time I thought of you, I’d be picking roses for a lifetime.

Swedish proverb

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Summer XII

One must maintain a little bit of summer, even in the middle of winter.

Henry David Thoreau

What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.

John Steinbeck

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Money money money…

A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart.

Jonathan Swift

I have no money, no resources, no hopes. I am the happiest man alive.

Henry Miller

Money often costs too much.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Money is our madness, our vast collective madness.

D. H. Lawrence

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Street art

If I could say it in words there would be no reason to paint.

Edward Hopper

Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.

Pablo Picasso

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Forever is composed of nows.

Emily Dickinson

Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils

Hector Berlioz

Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting

Haruki Murakami
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En plein coeur de toute difficulté se cache une possibilité.

Albert Einstein

Veuiller n’est au fond pas autre chose que n’avoir plus peur de son passé.

Stefan Zweig

Notre vrai malheur, pourtant, n’est pas ce que les ans nous volent mais ce qu’ils laissent en partant.

William Wordsworth

Red disaster

When I haven’t any blue I use red.

Pablo Picasso

Now and then it is a joy to have one’s table red with wine and roses.

Oscar Wilde

An optimist is a person who sees a green light everywhere, while a pessimist sees only the red stoplight… the truly wise person is colorblind.

Albert Schweitzer

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