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LEONARD COHEN ~ A MEMOIR OF MELANCHOLY

in Poetical Visions by
Leonard Cohen, a great Poet and Songwriter. What is he thinking about?

Leonard Cohen (1934 – 2016)

“Like a bird on the wire,  Like a drunk in a midnight choir,  I have tried in my way to be free.”

We mourn the passing of a Leonard Norman Cohen: Canadian Singer, Songwriter, Poet and Novelist. Cohen died today on the 11th of November 2016, at the age of 82. For many years, Leonard Cohen has been revealing his soul to the world through his poetry and songwriting. Keep Reading

ELIE WIESEL ~ IN MEMORIAM

in The words that make sense... brilliant writings by writers... by
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“There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.”

Elie Wiesel

Eliezer “Elie” Wiesel KBE was a Romanian-born American Jewish writer, professor, political activist, Holocaust survivor, and Nobel Laureate. Wikipedia 
Born: September 30, 1928, Sighetu Marmației, Romania
Died: July 2, 2016, Upper East Side, New York City, New York, United States

 

EVA BESNYO ~ SELF-PORTRAIT

in Eva Besnyö ~ A Step into the Past by
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Eva Besnyö
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EVA BESNYO ~ A STEP INTO THE PAST

in Eva Besnyö ~ A Step into the Past by
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Nicole Dumont, Amsterdam – 1934
Eva Besnyö (Dutch-Hungarian Photographer)

SAUL BELLOW ~ ON ADVICE

in The words that make sense... brilliant writings by writers... by
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“When we ask for advice, we are usually looking for an accomplice.”
Saul Bellow

HANNAH ARENDT ~ CULTURE VERSUS ENTERTAINMENT

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Culture relates to objects and is a phenomenon of the world;
entertainment relates to people and is a phenomenon of life.
Hannah Arendt

IRENE NEMIROVSKY ~ A FEELING OF SOLITUDE

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“But she loved studying and books, the way other people love wine for its power to make you forget. What else did she have? She lived in a deserted, silent house. The sound of her own footsteps in the empty rooms, the silence of the cold streets beyond the closed windows, the rain and the snow, the early darkness, the green lamp beside her that burned throughout the long evenings and which she watched for hours on end until its light began to waver before her weary eyes: this was the setting for her life.”

― Irène Némirovsky, The Wine of Solitude

MARC CHAGALL ~ ART FROM THE HEART

in Passion Of Art by
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Marc Chagall and Pablo Picasso, St. Paul de Vence, 1955 -by Philippe Halsman

‘When I work from my heart, almost everything comes right, but when from my head, almost nothing.”

CHAIM POTOK ~ A WORLD WITHOUT PATRIOTISM

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Every man who has shown the world the way to beauty, to true culture, has been a rebel, a ‘universal’ without patriotism, without home, who has found his people everywhere.

Chaim Potok

SAUL BELLOW ~ A GOOD MAN

in The words that make sense... brilliant writings by writers... by
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“He asked himself a question I still would like answered… ‘How should a good man live; what ought he to do?’

Dangling Man~ Saul Bellow

Published in 1944, Dangling Man reflected contemporary intellectual preoccupations with the nature of freedom.

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