"The mind shouts: ONLY I EXIST!!... I do not know whether behind appearances there lives and moves a secret essence superior to me. Nor do I ask, Nor do I care, I create phenomena in swarms, and paint with a full palette a gigantic and gaudy curtain before the abyss. Do not say, 'Draw the curtain that I may see the painting.' The curtain is the painting." -- Nikos Kazantakis.
- much love, light and laughter, Ananya.
Scatter joy ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson. ~*Blowing out someone else's candle doesn't make your's burn any brighter.*~ We can't all be stars, but we can all twinkle. We may not have it all together, but together we have it all.
"Everywhere one seeks to produce meaning, to make the world signify, to render it visible. We are not, however, in danger of lacking meaning; quite the contrary, we are gorged with meaning and it is killing us." Jean Baudrillard (1929 - 2007) French sociologist "The Ecstasy of Communication, ""Seduction, or the Superficial Abyss,"" 1987."
Ask me anything on Charles Dickens. Mrs. Micawber to young Copperfield. "Boy, as I have frequently had occasion to observe, When the stomach is empty, the spirits are low."
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