Category Archives: emotion

The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance. ~Aristotle Advertisements

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My brain hums with scraps of poetry and madness. ~Virginia Woolf

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For small creatures such as we the vastness is bearable only through love. ~Carl Sagan

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A few times in my life, I’ve had moments of absolute clarity, when for a few, brief seconds, the silence drowns out the noise and I can feel, rather than think… I could never make these moments last. I cling … Continue reading

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To love means to open ourselves to the negative as well as the positive – to grief, sorrow, and disappointment as well as to joy, fulfilment, and an intensity of consciousness we did not know was possible before. ~Rollo May

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The world’s spiritual geniuses seem to discover universally that the mind’s muddy river, this ceaseless flow of trivia and trash, cannot be dammed, and that trying to dam it is a waste of effort that might lead to madness. Instead … Continue reading

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I thought I could describe a state; make a map of sorrow. Sorrow, however, turns out to be not a state but a process. ~C.S. Lewis (A Grief Observed)

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