Category Archives: thinking

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‚Äôs diaries and wondering about sex and … Continue reading

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If you’re not confused, you’re not paying attention. ~Tom Peters

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Be afraid of the quiet ones, they are the ones who actually think. ~Unknown

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Cultivate poverty like a garden herb, like sage. Do not trouble yourself much to get new things, whether clothes or friends. Turn the old; return to them. Things do not change; we change. Sell your clothes and keep your thoughts.~Henry … Continue reading

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The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven.~John Milton

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I have two luxuries to brood over in my walks, your loveliness and the hour of my death. O that I could have possession of them both in the same minute.~John Keats

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It is one of the unexpected disasters of the modern age that our new unparalleled access to information has come at the price of our capacity to concentrate on anything much. The deep, immersive thinking, which produced many of civilization’s … Continue reading

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