Remi  7102  "A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work." ~ Colin Powell  7500  7626 
Oops, I forgot something  "I think we are drawn to dogs because they are the uninhibited creatures we might be if we weren't certain we knew better." ~ George Bird Evans : head shot  Sleepless in Seattle  "Destiny is something we've invented because we can't stand the fact that everything that happens is accidental." - cynical Annie in 'Sleepless in Seattle'  Drawn  “All art is but dirtying the paper delicately.” ~ John Ruskin, The Elements of Drawing  Sexy  "A great figure or physique is nice, but it's self-confidence that makes someone really sexy." ~ Vivica Fox 
Miss E  “There are no bad pictures; that's just how your face looks sometimes.” Abraham Lincoln : Greenscreen  Death of a Soldier  "They do not know what they say. If it came to a conflict of arms, the war will last at least four years. Northern politicians will not appreciate the determination and pluck of the South, and Southern politicians do not appreciate the numbers, resources, and patient perseverance of the North. Both sides forget that we are all Americans. I foresee that our country will pass through a terrible ordeal, a necessary expiation, perhaps, for our national sins." ~ Robert E. Lee, May 5, 1861  Feelings  “Tears are words the heart can't express.” ~ Unknown  Cheeky  "I'd love to play a gangster but I think people might say I looked a bit too young and cheeky to play a character who'd just blown someones head off!!" ~ Dominic Monaghan quotes 
Striped  "Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you." ~ Maori Proverb  13865  "It doesn't matter what size or shape you are. Burlesque is about feeling positive about who you are, about knowing how to shake what you have and being proud of it." ~ Baby Doe  Collage  “The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.” ~ Johnny Depp  Fishing  "She is such a good friend that she would throw all her acquaintances into the water for the pleasure of fishing them out again." ~ Charles Maurice de Talleyrand 
Bikini  “I had a dream about you. We were running on the beach, holding hands. It was a nude beach, but we were the only ones wearing clothes. You wore a bikini, and I wore my dead grandma’s dress—with my grandma still in it.
” ~ Jarod Kintz, I had a dream about you 2  Family  “Family' is not just a biological word, it's an an operative one.” ~ Andrew Vachss  Pinup  "If you're going to do something wrong, do it big, because the punishment is the same either way." ~ Jayne Mansfield  So Bad  "It's the good girls who keep diaries; the bad girls never have the time." ~ Tallulah Bankhead 
Cap'n Jack  “Some pirates achieved immortality by great deeds of cruelty or derring-do. Some achieved immortality by amassing great wealth. But the captain had long ago decided that he would, on the whole, prefer to achieve immortality by not dying.” ~ Terry Pratchett, The Color of Magic  Flirty  "Flirting is the gentle art of making a man feel pleased with himself." ~ Helen Rowland  Traveler  “I have found out that there ain't no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them.” ~ Mark Twain, Tom Sawyer Abroad  Masked  “We all wear masks, and the time comes when we cannot remove them without removing some of our own skin.” ~ André Berthiaume 
23024  25183  “When life gives you lemons, squirt someone in the eye.” ~ Cathy Guisewite  25232  cmp3.10.3.1Lq4 0xf4621759  32167 
32542  "We'll fight them, sir, 'til hell freezes over, and then, sir, we will fight them on the ice." ~ A Confederate soldier at Gettysburg, in The Civil War by Shelby Foote  Self Portrait  "Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter." ~ Oscar Wilde  Lighthouse  "I have been described as a lighthouse in the middle of a bog: Brilliant but useless." ~ Connor Cruise O'Brien  Relections  “Did you ever wonder if the person in the puddle is real, and you're just a reflection of him?” ~ Bill Watterson 
Oops  "Getting caught is the mother of invention." ~ Robert Byrne  Indian maiden  (I add these quotes because they say something that the photos make me think of. In this case, the quote just made me sad that someone could think that way.) "I don't feel we did wrong in taking this great country away from them. There were great numbers of people who needed new land, and the Indians were selfishly trying to keep it for themselves." ~ John Wayne  Joker  "It doesn't matter what size or shape you are. Burlesque is about feeling positive about who you are, about knowing how to shake what you have and being proud of it." ~ Baby Doe  Playful  "Humanity has advanced, when it has advanced, not because it has been sober, responsible, and cautious, but because it has been playful, rebellious, and immature." ~ Tom Robbins 
Senses  "Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content." ~ Helen Keller  Shadows  “I was raised in a fishing village in the middle of the desert. I sold hellos and goodbyes just to get by.” ~ Jarod Kintz, How to construct a coffin with six karate chops  Stained  "People are like stained - glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within." ~ Elisabeth Kubler-Ross  Variations on a theme  "Country people do not behave as if they think life is short; they live on the principle that it is long, and savor variations of the kind best appreciated if most days are the same." ~ Edward Hoagland 
Daydreams  "Sweet, crazy conversations full of half sentences, daydreams and misunderstandings are more thrilling than understanding could ever be." ~ Toni Morrison  Love Boat  "On my tombstone, I want written: He never did 'Love Boat!'" ~ Orson Welles  Rambo  "Camouflage is a game we all like to play, but our secrets are as surely revealed by what we want to seem to be as by what we want to conceal." ~ Russell Lynes  Sleep  "To sleep, perchance to dream - ay, there's the rub." ~ William Shakespeare, Hamlet (III, i, 65-68) 
Pretty Woman  "If you are ever in doubt as to whether to kiss a pretty girl, always give her the benefit of the doubt." ~ Thomas Carlyle  Be Yourself  "You're unique...just like everyone else." ~ Author unknown  Colors  "In order to have friendship you must look past the color to the soul, because within the soul lies a rainbow of many colors." ~ Lyman Frank Baum  Willy Wonky  "No doubt exists that all women are crazy; it's only a question of degree." ~ W. C. Fields 
sisters  Seaside  “Human nature is like water. It takes the shape of its container.” ~ Wallace Stevens  Green Eyes  “He had no idea where the stereotype of dumb giggly blondes came from. Ever since he'd met Annabeth at the Grand Canyon last winter,when she'd marched toward him with that Give me Percy Jackson or I’ll kill you expression, Leo had thought of blondes as much too smart and much too dangerous.”  ― Rick Riordan, The Mark of Athena  My Friend and I  “This is the real secret of life -- to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.” ~ Alan Wilson Watts 
Robert  “I think God, in creating man, somewhat overestimated his ability.” ~ Oscar Wilde  Juggler  "When I hear people talk about juggling, or the sacrifices they make for their children, I look at them like they're crazy, because 'sacrifice' infers that there was something better to do than being with your children." ~ Chris Rock  Fire and Ice  "I recently took up ice sculpting. Last night I made an ice cube. This morning I made 12, I was prolific." ~ Mitch Hedberg  Graffiti  "“Graffiti is one of the few tools you have if you have almost nothing. And even if you don't come up with a picture to cure world poverty you can make someone smile while they're having a piss.” ~ Banksy, Banging Your Head Against a Brick Wall 
Bad Girl  "It's the good girls who keep diaries; the bad girls never have the time." ~ Tallulah Bankhead  Flower Child  “It is spring again. The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart.” ~ Rainer Maria Rilke  Sasy  “A girl in a bikini is like having a loaded gun on your coffee table- There's nothing wrong with them, but it's hard to stop thinking about.” ~ Garrison Keillor  Christmas  “The main reason Santa is so jolly is because he knows where all the bad girls live.” ~ George Carlin 
Exotica  “He was comparing you to the butterflies that you both adore and cherish, and he said you were special for the same reasons: you were rare, exotic and entirely you. He said you're beautiful exactly the way are now.” ~ Cecelia Ahern, One Hundred Names  Determination  “If you are going through hell, keep going.” ~ Winston Churchill  L'il' Miss  “The eyes are one of the most powerful tools a woman can have. With one look, she can relay the most intimate message. After the connection is made, words cease to exist. ” ~ Jennifer Salaiz  Mischevious  "Grandparents are there to help the child get into mischief they haven't thought of yet." ~ Unknown Author 
Black and White  “In the beginning, some people try to appear that everything about them is "in black and white," until later their true colors come out.” ~ Anthony Liccione  Stalker  “The impact of an attacking tiger can be compared to that of a piano falling on you from a second story window. But unlike the piano, the tiger is designed to do this, and the impact is only the beginning.” ~ John Vaillant, The Tiger: A True Story of Vengeance and Survival  From the Wallet  "Without the brave efforts of all the soldiers, sailors, airmen, and marines and their families, this Nation, along with our allies around the world, would not stand so boldly, shine so brightly and live so freely." ~ Lane Evans  How It Started  “The mouth is made for communication, and nothing is more articulate than a kiss.” ~ Jarod Kintz, It Occurred to Me 
'Hey, sailor'  “I didn't have a great grasp of what guys considered a "come hither" look, so maybe I gave him one. I'd thought it was a "leave me the hell alone" look, but who knew. ~ Lana from Moonlight” ~ Lisa Kessler, Moonlight : Greenscreen