Briefly in Playa del Carmen
#93: Art, love, and living — a small set of photos and collected quotes
“Art and love are the same thing: It’s the process of seeing yourself in things that are not you.”
"The daily routine of most adults is so heavy and artificial that we are closed off to much of the world. We have to do this in order to get our work done. I think one purpose of art is to get us out of those routines.
When we hear music or poetry or stories, the world opens up again. We’re drawn in — or out — and the windows of our perception are cleansed, as William Blake said. The same thing can happen when we’re around young children or adults who have unlearned those habits of shutting the world out."
URSULA K. LE GUIN
“Nothing you become will disappoint me; I have no preconception that I’d like to see you be or do. I have no desire to foresee you, only to discover you. You can’t disappoint me.”
MARY HASKELL IN A LETTER TO KAHLIL GIBRAN
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