All Creatures Great and Small

McCurry shoots animals with compassion in the same way he shoots people….

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THAILAND-10033 Thailand

All things bright and beautiful,
All creatures great and small,
All things wise and wonderful:
The Lord God made them all
-Cecil Frances, 1848

BURMA-10129 Burma/Myanmar

Nature’s great masterpiece, an elephant …
– John Donne

00131_04; Tibet; 2000; TIBET-10976 Tibet

India

BANGLADESH-10008 Bangladesh

Cows are amongst the gentlest of breathing creatures;
none show more passionate tenderness to their
young when deprived of them; and, in short,
I am not ashamed to profess a deep
love for these quiet creatures.
-Thomas de Quincey

INDIA-10211 India

Do not free the camel of the burden of his hump;
you may be freeing him from being a camel.
-Gilbert K. Chesterton

INDIA-10580 Rajasthan, India

PARAGUAY-10012NF Paraguay

 Where in this wide world can man find nobility without pride,
Friendship without envy,
Or beauty without vanity?
Here, where grace is served with muscle
And strength by gentleness confined
He serves without servility; he has fought without enmity.
There is nothing so powerful, nothing less…

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