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"The past only comes back when the present runs so smoothly that it is like the sliding surface of a deep river."
"No artist is pleased... There is only a queer divine dissatisfaction, a blessed unrest that keeps us marching and makes us more alive than the others."
“In the middle of the journey of our life I found myself within a dark woods where the straight way was lost.”
"Discovery, like surprise, favors the well-prepared mind."
"No one can build you the bridge on which you, and only you, must cross the river of life."
"There was a wonderful sense in his writing of a fresh world opening, to which we were all attending... He has created out of his own upbringing a universe."
"One cannot accumulate love."
What your brain's chemical lullaby has to do with how screens are making you perennially tired.
"The search for meaning, much like the search for pleasure, must be conducted obliquely. Meaning ensues from meaningful activity: the more we deliberately pursue it, the less likely are we to find it."
"Our meaning of happiness is constantly shaped and reshaped by small choices we make every day."
"Our thought should be empty, waiting, not seeking anything, but ready to receive in its naked truth the object that is to penetrate it."
"Things being what they are in the world today, we are more and more driven to depend on one another's sympathy and friendship in order to survive emotionally."
"Now I realize for the first time what an amazing gift I had: uneducated in every formal sense, without even very literate, let alone literary, companions..."
"Everybody is telling a 'Story of My Life' to themselves all the time."
"Do you have the courage to bring forth the treasures that are hidden within you?"
"Reality is what we take to be true. What we take to be true is what we believe... What we believe determines what we take to be true."
"That point of self-education which consists in teaching the mind to resist its desires and inclinations, until they are proved to be right, is the most important of all."
"We can slip into the Beautiful with the same ease as we slip into the seamless embrace of water; something ancient within us already trusts that this embrace will hold us."
"Nothing in the world is more exciting than a moment of sudden discovery or invention, and many more people are capable of experiencing such moments than is sometimes thought."
“Without music life would be a mistake.”