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Never has there been a time when men tried so desperately to have fun as th

Never has there been a time when men tried so desperately to have fun as they do today.
Posted 4 months, 1 week ago

Belief must be something different from a mixture of opinions about God and

Belief must be something different from a mixture of opinions about God and the world, and of precepts for one life or for two. Piety cannot be an instinct craving for a mess of metaphysical and ethical crumbs.
Posted 4 months, 1 week ago

Not in the clamor of the crowded street,Not in the shouts and plaudits of t

Not in the clamor of the crowded street,Not in the shouts and plaudits of the throng,But in ourselves, are triumph and defeat.
Posted 4 months, 1 week ago

A book no more contains reality than a clock contains time. A book may meas

A book no more contains reality than a clock contains time. A book may measure so-called reality as a clock measures so-called time; a book may create an illusion of reality as a clock creates an illusion of time; a book may be real, just as a clock is re
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Worry makes you weaker, regret makes you sadder, hate makes you angrier, bu

Worry makes you weaker, regret makes you sadder, hate makes you angrier, but hope makes you stronger, and love makes you happier.
Posted 4 months, 1 week ago

In the very end, all we have left to atone for our faults are words.

In the very end, all we have left to atone for our faults are words.
Posted 4 months, 1 week ago

Expressing authentic appreciation doesn’t cost you anything and the outcome

Expressing authentic appreciation doesn’t cost you anything and the outcomes are simply wonderful.
Posted 4 months, 1 week ago

I lived with my mother for only a short time. Even though I left, she is al

I lived with my mother for only a short time. Even though I left, she is always surrounding me with her love.
Posted 4 months, 1 week ago

The essence of humanity's spiritual dilemma is that we evolved genetically

The essence of humanity's spiritual dilemma is that we evolved genetically to accept one truth and discovered another. Is there a way to erase the dilemma, to resolve the contradictions between the transcendentalist and the empiricist world views?
Posted 4 months, 1 week ago

Today, fantasy is, for better or for worse, just another genre, a place in

Today, fantasy is, for better or for worse, just another genre, a place in a bookshop to find books that, too often, remind one of far too many other books; it is an irony, and not entirely a pleasant one, that what should be, by definition, the most imag
Posted 4 months, 1 week ago

There are landscapes in which we feel above us not sky but space. Something

There are landscapes in which we feel above us not sky but space. Something larger, deeper than sky is sensed, is seen, although in such settings the sky itself is invariably immense. There is a place between the cerebrum and the stars where sky stops and
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Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.

Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.
Posted 4 months, 1 week ago