mjanon:

I don’t know how Steve McCurry captures humanity so consistently, but I’m glad he does. His portraits let me peek into others’ lives around the world – when I was younger I used to lust after travel, though I no longer have the same pangs, I love being reminded of a time when I did want to go everywhere and see everything.

Originally posted on Steve McCurry's Blog:

Conversation is food for the soul.
- Mexican Proverb

Omo Valley, Ethiopia

Omo Valley, Ethiopia

 The great secret of succeeding in conversation is to admire little, to hear much;
always to distrust our own reason, and sometimes that of our friends;
never to pretend to wit, but to make that of others appear as much as possibly we can;
to hearken to what is said and to answer to the purpose.
- Benjamin Franklin, 1706-1790

Yemen

Yemen

The first ingredient in conversation is truth, the next good sense,
the third good humor, and the fourth wit.

- Sir William Temple, 1628-1699

Tanzania

Tanzania

The true spirit of conversation consists in building on another’s observation, not overturning it.
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton, 1803 – 1873

Morocco

Morocco

The great gift of conversation lies less in displaying it ourselves than in drawing it out of others.
- Jean de la Bruyere, 1803 – 1873

 Italy

Italy

 The character…

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Medical student and new mom, recording as much as possible because life is moving too quickly!
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