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It is through art & art only that we can realize our perfection:

through art & art only that we can shield ourselves from the sordid perils of actual existence.

Oscar Wilde

Belief in God and a future life makes it possible to go through life with less of stoic courage than is needed by skeptics.

Betrand Russel


There is no pleasure to me without communication: there is not so much as a sprightly thought comes into my mind that it does not grieve me to have produced alone, and that I have no one to tell it to.

Michel de Montaigne

I don’t have this fantasy about marriage anymore. Everyone says it takes hard work. Well, it kind of does – and I’m much more pragmatic about romance than I used to be.

Jennifer Garner



The jealous are troublesome to others, but a torment to themselves.

William Penn


There is more hunger in this world for love and appreciation than there is for bread.

Mother Teresa


Levity of behavior is the bone of all that is good & virtuous.



You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment.

Henry David Thoreau

The more more the heart is sated with joy, the more it becomes insatiable.

Gabrielle Roy



Passion makes idiots of the cleverest men, and makes the biggest idiots clever.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld