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It also occurred to him that throughout history, humankind has told two stories...

It also occurred to him that throughout history, humankind has told two stories: the story of a lost ship sailing the Mediterranean seas in quest of a beloved isle, and the story of a god who allows himself to be crucified on Golgotha. - Borges
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Nov 20
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โ€œYears ago, it had occurred to me that Darwin and Nietzsch...

โ€œYears ago, it had occurred to me that Darwin and Nietzsche agreed on one thing: the defining characteristic of the organism is striving.โ€ โ€• Paul Kalanithi, When Breath Becomes Air
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Apr 20
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"Agitation over happenings which we are powerless to modify, either because they have not yet oc...

"Agitation over happenings which we are powerless to modify, either because they have not yet occurred or are occurring at an inaccessible distance us, achieves nothing beyond the inoculation of here and now with the remote or anticipated evil that is the object of our distress." -Aldous Huxley
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Sep 18
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There once was a man who never was, This trag...

There once was a man who never was, This tragedy occurred because, His parents, being none too smart, Were born 200 years apart. - Dennis Lee
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Oct 12
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"He was one hundred and thirty. It occurred to him...

"He was one hundred and thirty. It occurred to him that for most of his life he'd been an old man. Didn't seem fair, really." [Terry Pratchett, Reaper Man"]
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jul 30
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"Fear has not yet o...

"Fear has not yet occurred to them, nor ambition." -Mary Oliver
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ May 26
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"It occurred to me that there was no difference betwe...

"It occurred to me that there was no difference between men, in intelligence or race, so profound as the difference between the sick and the well." F. Scott Fitzgerald
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Sep 25
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"Only then it kind of occurred to me that maybe, sometimes, when something โ€˜terrible' happen...

"Only then it kind of occurred to me that maybe, sometimes, when something โ€˜terrible' happens, I only think itโ€™s terrible because Iโ€™m comparing it to another image Iโ€™ve set my sights on...the problem is the delusion that what Iโ€™m picturing is a far better option." -Josh James Riebock
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Mar 17
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โ€Ž"All life is is God looking into hi...

โ€Ž"All life is is God looking into himself in an effort to see everything that occurred within him." - Connor White
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 31
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