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Advice for Living

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“…. if you think courageous thoughts, you will cross busy streets without looking, and if you think sadistic, venal thoughts, you will find yourself pulling out the chair every time someone is about to sit down. You are what you think…. Think yourself into the open, and the only way to do that is to enjoy not knowing whether you’re right or wrong, play the game of life without trying to work out the rules. […]

“The trouble seems…

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beauty / quotes / words

…rooted in the nature of beauty itself, a surprisingly elusive quality and rarely one you can buy outright. It flees in the face of too much effort. It rewards casualness, and most of all it deigns to arrive by whim, by accident.” From: We Need to Talk about Kevin – Lionel Shriver, p. 157 Song for today: Satie – Gnossiennes No. 1 (Reinbert De Leeuw)  

It will be like living life for free

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beauty / quotes

“We live only to discover beauty. All else is a form of waiting” This Kahlil Gibran quote, and its slightly awkward rephrase that i am using as the name for this blog, are in essence what i live for and worry about in this life. In these times, the only one i can ever truly (can i, really?) know. This world is a cynical place and this blog will be my personal antidote against that. […]