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Close-up photographs illustrating quotations which take an alternative perspective on life.



There are a billion people in China. It’s not easy to be an individual in a crowd of more than a billion people. Think of it. More than a billion people. That means even if you’re a one-in-a-million type of guy, there are still a thousand guys exactly like you. 
A. Whitney Brown



A friend’s son was in the first grade. His teacher asked the class, ‘What is the color of apples?’ Most of the children answered red. A few said green. Kevin, my friend’s son, raised his hand and said white. The teacher tried to explain that apples could be red, green, or sometimes golden, but never white. Kevin was quite insistent and finally said, ‘Look inside.’
Joseph Goldstein



The soul becomes dyed with the color of its thoughts.
Marcus Aurelius Antonius



If a man loudly blesses his neighbor early in the morning, it shall be taken as a curse.
Proverbs 27



A coin has three sides.
Anon



They say they climb mountains because they are there. I wonder if it would astound them to know that the very same reason is why the rest of us go around them.
S. Omar Barker



Everywhere is within walking distance if you have the time.
Steven Wright



A child on a farm sees a plane fly overhead and dreams of a faraway place. A traveler on the plane sees the farmhouse and dreams of home.
Carl Burns



There are always two people in every picture: the photographer and the viewer.
Ansel Adams



We think too small, like the frog at the bottom of the well. He thinks the sky is only as big as the top of the well. If he surfaced, he would have an entirely different view.
Mao Tse-Tung



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