“by the end of the poem the reader should be in a different place from where he started”

Art of Quotation

“Poetry is my cheap means of transportation, by the end of the poem the reader should be in a different place from where he started. I would like him to be slightly disoriented at the end, like I drove him outside of town at night and dropped him off in a cornfield”

Billy Collins. poet


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“the avocado is a food without rival… the veritable fruit of paradise”

Art of Quotation

“the avocado is a food without rival among the fruits, the veritable fruit of paradise”

David Fairchild

David Fairchild, botanist


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“I create situations that do not exist. I seek the truth from fiction.”

Art of Quotation

“I create situations that do not exist. I seek the truth from fiction.”

Sarah Moon. French, photographer


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“I don’t want to be a dog on a leash — not in what I create, and not in how I live my life.”

Art of Quotation

“I don’t want to be a dog on a leash — not in what I create, and not in how I live my life.”

Philippe Anthonio, French, sculptor


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“you only get so many days on the planet”

“You only get one sunrise and one sunset a day, and you only get so many days on the planet. A good photographer does the math and doesn’t waste either.”

―Galen Rowel

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Pacific Crest Sunrise – Douglas Moorezart, c 2016, all right reserved

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“The dignity of the artist lies in his duty of keeping awake the sense of wonder in the world.”

Art of Quotation

“The dignity of the artist lies in his duty of keeping awake the sense of wonder in the world.”

Marc Chagall, painter


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