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"The world is so empty if one thinks only of mountains, rivers and cities; but to know someone here and there who thinks and feels with us, and who is close to us in spirit, this makes the earth for us an inhabited garden." - Goethe

This quote was written by German novelist, dramatist, poet, humanist, scientist, philosopher, and chief minister, Johann von Goethe . It is a wonderful quote to encourage us against the feeling of loneliness and solitude.

The World is So Empty Except For People

  • Designed and lettered by artist Joy Rodgers-Mernin, each print includes an "Illuminated" capital letter that is hand drawn and watercolored before being reproduced. The "Illuminated" letter is hand applied to the final piece to add dimension. Joy hand letters each quote on hot press watercolor paper before it is reproduced on a warm white paper. Each 5x7 print comes professionally framed in a silver oxidized frame. Overall dimensions, with frame, is 6.31 x 8.22.

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