“To live without mirrors is to live without the self.”
– Margaret Atwood
“I sit at my window gazing the
world passes by, nods to me, and is gone.”
– Rabindranath Tagore
“There’s a world out there.
Open a window, and it’s there.”
– Robin Williams
“It is an absolute human certainty that no one can know his own beauty or perceive a sense of his own worth until it has been reflected back to him in the mirror of another loving, caring human being.”
– John Joseph Powell
“I can’t play bridge. I don’t play tennis.
All those things that people learn, and I admire,
there hasn’t seemed time for.
But what there is time for is looking out the window.”
– Alice Munro
“The relation between what we see and what we know
is never settled.”
– John Berger
“I became startled by the extraordinary difference between something whose surface is completely invisible which only makes itself present by virtue of what it reflects, and a window, which doesn’t make itself apparent at all…”
– Jonathan Miller
“You can look in the mirror and find a million things wrong with yourself. Or you can look in the mirror and think, ‘I feel good, I have my health, and I’m so blessed.’
That’s the way I choose to look at it.”
– Isla Fisher
“The heart of the wise, like mirrors, should reflect all objects without being sullied by any.”
“And if you can’t see anything beautiful about yourself,
get a better mirror.”
– Shane L. Koyczan
“A short story is what you see when you
look out of the window.”
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The Eyes of Humanity
April 29 – July 30, 2022
Oltre il Cibo
May 7 – September 4, 2022
Around the World in 80 Images
February 24 – May 7, 2022
April 14 – September 18, 2022
March 29 – July 17, 2022
November 27 – May 1, 2022
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The World of Steve McCurry
January 22 – May 28, 2022
Santa Monica, California
Le Monde De Steve McCurry
December 9 – July 31, 2022
10 replies on “STORIES AS MIRRORS AND WINDOWS”
The importance of the “mirror”as revealing life and it’s elements cannot be over emphasize… Thanks anyways for sharing.
The relationship between “What we see and what we know….” I will take this to my grave. Thank you! The world is a very big place.
I always enjoy your posts and love the stories you capture. Really enjoyed the powerful shot of the elder leader. Thanks for sharing:)
Stunning images. I love the textures and colors you capture
Thank you for sharing these photos, which are always wonderful, as are the quotes, so thoughtfully selected.
Thanks again !
Always enjoyed !
The photos and quotes are beautiful and inspirational as airways.
I love your photos. Your quote about finding a better mirror is right on!
I admire your work.