“The Present Is Enriched by the Past and the Future.”
“We are made happy in the present moment not only by our actual delights but also by our hopes, our reminiscences. The present is enriched by the past and the future.”
–Émilie du Châtelet, “Discourse on Happiness,” Selected Philosophical and Scientific Writings
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Beloved Street Art on Laurie Smithwick’s Upside Up, and I realized that these were a selection from Street Art Utopia’s 106 of the most beloved Street Art Photos of 2011. Check them out. They’re mesmerizing.
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