Category Archives: experiences

Life will break you. Nobody can protect you from that, and living alone won’t either, for solitude will also break you with its yearning. You have to love. You have to feel. It is the reason you are here on … Continue reading

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Ageing is an extraordinary process where you become the person you always should have been. ~David Bowie

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There are two basic ways to help humanity. One: get married, and devote yourself to raising a good family. Two: devote yourself to helping humanity in general. I chose the latter path. ~Leo Buscaglia

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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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Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. ~Henry Ford

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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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The useless days will add up to something. The shitty waitressing jobs. The hours writing in your journal. The long meandering walks. The hours reading poetry and story collections and novels and dead people’s diaries and wondering about sex and … Continue reading

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