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The good use of color relationships

When we think in memorable photographs that became special to us we can easily group them into two huge categories: Black and white pictures and color pictures. 1.842 altre parole


Monday Mantra: Goethe and Boldness

This week, I wanted to remind myself that sometimes it is important to take risks. Being bold and taking chances on dreams can be powerful, but it isn’t always something that comes naturally to everyone. 70 altre parole

Wandering through Weimar

I used to pass this wall so often, even though I wasn’t a Pomona student myself (thanks, Pomona College Office of Admissions) and something about it always struck me: Let only the eager, thoughtful and reverent enter here. 801 altre parole


Standing with others may be the first step to helping them

I have been thinking these last few days about a quotation attributed to the German writer Goethe:

“If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse; however, if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.” 695 altre parole


Our invisible potential

Sometimes world really surprises in a positive way, which is a important reference point for originally even quite pessimistic mind like mine. Since then I’ve learned to be a more optimistic, but I still have ways to go. 305 altre parole

Daunty, Gouty and Shopkeeper

Everybody knows that the thrones of European literature are occupied by the triumvirate referred to in Finnegans Wake as Daunty, Gouty and Shopkeeper, but to most English-speaking readers the second is merely a name. 253 altre parole