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Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

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I decided that life rationally considered seemed pointless and futile, but

I decided that life rationally considered seemed pointless and futile, but it is still interesting in a variety of ways, including the study of science. So why not carry on, following the path of scientific hedonism? Besides, I did not have the courage fo
Posted 1 month, 4 weeks ago

It is better to find your courage to make changes when you can choose to ra

It is better to find your courage to make changes when you can choose to rather than being forced to. If you do not make change, change will make you.
Posted 2 months ago

The three ordinary things that we often don't pay enough attention to, but

The three ordinary things that we often don't pay enough attention to, but which I believe are the drivers of all success, are hard work, perseverance, and basic honesty.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Michael Palin : "I am sorry to interrupt you there Dennis, but he's crossed

Michael Palin : "I am sorry to interrupt you there Dennis, but he's crossed it out. Thomas Hardy here on the first day of his new novel has crossed out the only word he has written so far and he is gazing off into space. Ohh! Oh dear he's signed his name
Posted 1 month, 4 weeks ago

How can you lose me? You’ve owned me from the first moment I saw you.

How can you lose me? You’ve owned me from the first moment I saw you.
Posted 1 month, 4 weeks ago

To amuse oneself in order that one may exert oneself, as Anacharsis puts it

To amuse oneself in order that one may exert oneself, as Anacharsis puts it, seems right; for amusement is a sort of relaxation, and we need relaxation because we cannot work continuously.
Posted 1 month, 4 weeks ago

Any astronaut can tell you you've got to do everything you can to learn abo

Any astronaut can tell you you've got to do everything you can to learn about your life support system and then do everything you can to take care of it.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

The animal merely makes a bed, which he warms with his body in a sheltered

The animal merely makes a bed, which he warms with his body in a sheltered place; but man, having discovered fire, boxes up some air in a spacious apartment, and warms that, instead of robbing himself, makes that his bed, in which he can move about divest
Posted 2 months ago

If you want the advice of an old man, don't be afraid of making mistakes. T

If you want the advice of an old man, don't be afraid of making mistakes. That's life. Just be sure you're making them for the right reason.
Posted 1 month, 4 weeks ago

Is almost a good enough reason for fear ?

Is almost a good enough reason for fear ?
Posted 2 months ago

For life to smile at you, you must equip yourself with the power of change.

For life to smile at you, you must equip yourself with the power of change.
Posted 2 months ago

She knew she could answer it. She knew how to put one foot in front of the

She knew she could answer it. She knew how to put one foot in front of the other even when every step hurt. And she knew there was pain in the journey, but there was also great beauty. She’d seen it standing on rooftops and in green eyes and in the smalle
Posted 1 month, 4 weeks ago