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Not Sentimental

“I’m not sentimental–I’m as romantic as you are. The idea, you know,
is that the sentimental person thinks things will last–the romantic
person has a desperate confidence that they won’t.”
― F. Scott Fitzgerald, This Side of Paradise

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The Truth Will Set You Free

“The truth will set you free. But not until it is finished with you.”
― David Foster Wallace, Infinite Jest

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The Way

“Some of us look for the Way in opium and some in God, some of us in whiskey and some in love. It is all the same Way and it leads nowhither.”
― W. Somerset Maugham, The Painted Veil

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So Soon

“How did it get so late so soon?”
― Dr. Seuss

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Grief and High Delight

“And I can’t be running back and fourth forever between grief and high delight.”
― J.D. Salinger, Franny and Zooey

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Make Something Happen

“That’s the problem with drinking, I thought, as I poured myself a drink. If something bad happens you drink in an attempt to forget; if something good happens you drink in order to celebrate; and if nothing happens you drink to make something happen.”

― Charles Bukowski, Women

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Vocation

Mexico DF Cranker

 

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Soul

“Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.”

-George Eliot

 

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Control of the Head

“One ought to hold on to one’s heart; for if one lets it go, one soon loses control of the head too.”

― Friedrich Nietzsche

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Eyes Open

“We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.”

-Jawaharlal Nehru

 

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