The Noblest Invention

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Steve McCurry Curated

Afghanistan

“The bicycle is the noblest invention of mankind.”
– William Saroyan

Bangladesh

“The bicycle is the most civilized conveyance known to man.
Other forms of transport grow daily more nightmarish.
Only the bicycle remains pure in heart.”

– Iris Murdoch

Afghanistan

Bicycle Haiku
“Wheels carried me from
Youth to middle to old age
Never complaining.”
– Kay Earle

Cambodia

“The first real grip I ever got on things
Was when I learned the art of pedaling.”

– Seamus Heaney

China

“My two favorite things in life are libraries and bicycles.
They both move people forward without wasting anything.
The perfect day: riding a bike to the library.”

– Peter Golkin

Indonesia

Mali

Cuba

Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of riding a bike.”
– President John F. Kennedy

Germany

“Whoever invented the bicycle
deserves the thanks of humanity.”
– Lord Charles Beresford

Afghanistan

“A bicycle does get you…

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Our Link to Paradise

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Steve McCurry Curated

Kabul, Afghanistan

Dogs are our link to paradise.
They don’t know evil or jealousy or discontent.
To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be
back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring.
It was peace.
– Milan Kundera

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Sri Lanka

South Africa

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Ireland

Histories are more full of the examples
of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.
– Alexander Pope

Varanasi, India

The one absolutely unselfish friend that man can have in
this selfish world, the one that never deserts him,
the one that never proves ungrateful or treacherous, is his dog.
– George Graham

Moscow, Russia

Texas, US

If you think you’re a person of some influence,
try ordering somebody else’s dog around.

– Cowboy Wisdom

Portugal

Marseille, France

Kham Litang, Tibet

Angkor, Cambodia

You think dogs will not be in heaven?
I tell you, they will be there long…

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All Love Begins There

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Steve McCurry Curated

India

“Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.”
– Robert Browning

South Africa

Tibet

“It may be possible to gild pure gold,
but who can make his mother more beautiful?”
– Mahatma Gandhi

Peru

Myanmar

Philippines

“All that I am, or ever hope to be,
I owe to my angel mother.”
– Abraham Lincoln

Benin

China

Philippines

“Mother is the name for God in the
lips and hearts of little children.”
– William Makepeace Thackeray

Vietnam

Afghanistan

“Life began with waking up and
loving my mother’s face.”
– George Eliot

Afghanistan

“Mother: the most beautiful word
on the lips of mankind.”

—Kahlil Gibran

Tibet

Lebanon

“A mother’s love for her child is like
nothing else in the world.
– Agatha Christie

Cuba

Tibet

Afghanistan

“I realized when you look at your mother,
you are looking at the purest love you will ever know.”
– Mitch Albom

Russia

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Porch Life

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Steve McCurry Curated

Yangon, Myanmar

“Make your front porch a part of your home,
and it will make you a part of the world.”
– John Sarris

India

South Carolina, USA

“Heaven is a house with porch lights.”
Ray Bradbury

Tibet

“I like to sit on the front porch of an old cabin I built in the woods and just listen to the birds; I like to fish in the pond and I always throw the fish back.”
– Johnny Cash

Thailand

“…If people took some chamomile tea and spent more time rocking on the porch in the evening listening to the liquid song of the hermit thrush, they might enjoy life more.”
– Tasha Tudor

India

Afghanistan

“It was one of those humid days when the atmosphere gets confused. Sitting on the porch, you could feel it: the air wishing it was water.”
– Jeffrey Eugenides

Kashmir

Italy

“My ideal summer…

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Life is a Rhythm Machine

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Steve McCurry Curated

Italy, 2011

“Life is about rhythm. We vibrate, our hearts are pumping blood, we are a rhythm machine, that’s what we are.”
– Mickey Hart

Morocco, 1988

New York, USA, 2016

Madagascar, 2019

“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and life to everything.”
– Plato

Bhutan, 2018

Turkey, 2013

Colombia, 2004

“Action and reaction, ebb and flow, trial and error, change – this is the rhythm of living. Out of our over-confidence, fear; out of our fear, clearer vision, fresh hope. And out of hope, progress.”
– Bruce Barton

Italy, 2012

Italy, 2012

“When all the world appears to be in a tumult, and nature itself is feeling the assault of climate change, the seasons retain their essential rhythm. Yes, fall gives us a premonition of winter, but then, winter, will be forced to relent, once again, to the new beginnings…

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