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February 7, 2016

What you and I call life
– conditional or separative existence –
is not about doing things.
It is not even about doing things well.
It is about doing things together.
In a word, life is about relationship.
So, far better is it that you and I should come together
to do something, even ineptly,
than to have someone else do it perfectly,
and you and I never touch.

Stefan Nadzo

January 31, 2016

The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.

William Shakespeare
As You Like It
Act V, Scene 1

January 24, 2016

The world is a beautiful place. Not because it is, but because I see it that way.

Bohumil Hrabal
in Mr Kafka
quoted in New York Times Book Review, January 17, 2016

January 17, 2016

The world in general doesn’t know what to make of originality; it is startled out of its comfortable habits of thought, and its first reaction is one of anger.

W. Somerset Maugham

January 10, 2016

Man’s life does not commence in the womb and never ends in the grave.

Charan Singh

January 3, 2016

What is wanted is not the will to believe, but the will to find out, which is the exact opposite.

Bertrand Russell

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