Category Archives: meaning

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

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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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One of the deep secrets of life is that all that is really worth the doing is what we do for others. ~Lewis Carroll

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Only when we understand can we care; only when we care shall we help; only if we help will all be saved. ~Jane Goodall

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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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