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People did not want to do evil to anyone, but they did evil all through their lives.

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Any fool can get into a fight, but a wise man knows how to stay out of them.

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Getting old is the second-biggest surprise of my life, but the first, by a mile, is our unceasing need for deep attachment and intimate love.
If you read one thing today, read this.
Roger Angell: Life in the Nineties : The New Yorker (via fred-wilson)

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Whenever crises do arise, and they will, more love, empathy, and compassion is needed than when things are going well.
Alexandra Stoddard
Alexandra Stoddard - Living in LoveLiving in Love
(Via Harman)

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Apr

To isolate an experience is to misinterpret it.
Percy C. (Percy Clough) Ainsworth
Percy C. (Percy Clough) Ainsworth - The Threshold Grace Meditations in the PsalmsThe Threshold Grace Meditations in the Psalms
(Via Joshua Bland)

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Apr

All the empires and the kingdoms have failed, because of this inherent and continual weakness, that they were founded by strong men and upon strong men. But this one thing, the historic Christian Church was founded on a weak man, and for that reason it is indestructible. For no chain is stronger than its weakest link.

G.K. Chesterton in Heretics

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Everyone likes to think of memory as this thing that lets us vividly remember our childhoods or what we did last week. But memory is designed to help us make good decisions in the moment and, therefore, memory has to stay up-to-date. The information that is relevant right now can overwrite what was there to begin with.

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Apr

Like most misery, it started with apparent happiness.
Markus Zusak
Markus Zusak - The Book ThiefThe Book Thief
(Via Higor)

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All children, at all times, have wanted to be adults, except the Baby Boom. We wanted to be older, greater children.

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‘Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol or morphine or idealism.’ Carl Jung, 1960

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amandaonwriting:

Quotable - Iain Banks, born 16 February 1954, died 9 June 2013 Nine Brilliant Quotes

amandaonwriting:

Quotable - Iain Banks, born 16 February 1954, died 9 June 2013
Nine Brilliant Quotes