Crucial Quotes

"How to live seems m...

"How to live seems much more crucial than why." John Clellon Holmes
📅︎ Jan 28
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"Perhaps even more harmful than the evil we commit is the good that we omit. Crucially, we di...

"Perhaps even more harmful than the evil we commit is the good that we omit. Crucially, we didn't teach kids to respect people's boundaries, their unbridled curiosity and ignorance harming themselves and others. If there is such a thing as sin, then ignorance is the deadliest sin." — me
📅︎ Sep 24
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Romeo and Juliet is just anoth...

Romeo and Juliet is just another example of why communication within a relationship is so crucial.
📅︎ Sep 24
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"Of all the ridiculous things it seems to be the most ridiculous is to be busy man of affairs, pro...

"Of all the ridiculous things it seems to be the most ridiculous is to be busy man of affairs, prompt to meals to prompt to work. Hence when I see a fly settle down in a crucial moment on the nose of a businessman... then I laugh heartily... What do they accomplish these hustlers?"-Kierkegaard(1843)
📅︎ Aug 21
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“You do not need to be loved, not at the cost of yourself. The single relationship th...

“You do not need to be loved, not at the cost of yourself. The single relationship that is truly central and crucial in a life is the relationship to the self. Of all the people you will know in a lifetime, you are the only one you will never lose.”- Jo Coudert
📅︎ Apr 20
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The decision to kiss for the first time is the most crucial in any love story....

The decision to kiss for the first time is the most crucial in any love story. It changes the relationship of two people much more strongly than even the final surrender; because this kiss already has within it that surrender. - Emil Ludwig
📅︎ Aug 30
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"Of all resources, the most c...

"Of all resources, the most crucial is Man's spirit." - Tom Hornbein (Everrest: The West Ridge)
📅︎ Nov 29
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"The crucial thing is to find a truth which...

"The crucial thing is to find a truth which is truth for me, to find the idea for which I am willing to live and die" - Soren Kierkegaard
📅︎ Jul 25
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"Individual science fiction stories may seem as trivial as ever to the blinde...

"Individual science fiction stories may seem as trivial as ever to the blinder critics and philosophers of today, but the core of science fiction, its essence has become crucial to our salvation if we are to be saved at all" Isaac Asimov
📅︎ Apr 10
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"If you reveal everything, bare every feeling, ask for understanding, you lose somethi...

"If you reveal everything, bare every feeling, ask for understanding, you lose something crucial to your sense of yourself. You need to know things that others don't know. It's what no one knows about you that allows you to know yourself." - Don DeLillo, Point Omega
📅︎ Jul 10
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