Subtle Quotes

โ€œBe extremely subtle even to the point of formlessness. Be extre...

โ€œBe extremely subtle even to the point of formlessness. Be extremely mysterious even to the point of soundlessness. Thereby you can be the director of the opponent's fate.โ€ โ€• Sun Tzu, The Art of War
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โ€œPredictive programming is a subtle form of psychological conditioning provided by the media ...

โ€œPredictive programming is a subtle form of psychological conditioning provided by the media to acquaint the public with planned societal changes to be implemented by our leaders. The public will already be familiarized with them and will accept them as natural progressions.โ€ -Alan Watt
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โ€œWho you are is defined by what youโ€™...

โ€œWho you are is defined by what youโ€™re willing to struggle for.โ€ โ€”Mark Manson, The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck
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"Action isnโ€™t just the effect of motivat...

"Action isnโ€™t just the effect of motivation; itโ€™s also the cause of it." - Mark Manson ("The Subtle Art of not Giving a f*ck")
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โ€œI believe that there is a subtle magnetism ...

โ€œI believe that there is a subtle magnetism in Nature, which, if we unconsciously yield to it, will direct us aright.โ€ โ€”Henry David Thoreau
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"Authentic happiness is not linked to an activity; it is a...

"Authentic happiness is not linked to an activity; it is a state of being, a profound emotional balance struck by a subtle understanding of how the mind functions." - Matthieu Ricard
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"The practice of judging and condemning morality, the favorite revenge of the intellect...

"The practice of judging and condemning morality, the favorite revenge of the intellectually shallow on those lesser so; a kind of indemnity for being badly natured, an opportunity for acquiring spirit and becoming subtle - malice spiritualizes." - Fredrich Nietzsche
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โ€œCosmology can be a mind-bending and perspective-shattering journey. Often one wil...

โ€œCosmology can be a mind-bending and perspective-shattering journey. Often one will begin as a human experiencing the infinite cosmos, but will finish their journey with a subtle feeling that they were, instead, the infinite cosmos experiencing a human.โ€
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"There's a thin lin...

"There's a thin line between subtle and boring." -Robert Duvall
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โ€œLife is essentially an endless series of problems ,The so...

โ€œLife is essentially an endless series of problems ,The solution to one problem is merely the creation of the next oneโ€ Excerpt From The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck Mark Manson
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โ€œWanting positive experience is a negative experience; ...

โ€œWanting positive experience is a negative experience; accepting negative experience is a positive experience.โ€ -Excerpt From The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck Mark Manson
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If you have an important point to make, don't try to be subtle or cl...

If you have an important point to make, don't try to be subtle or clever. Use a pile driver. Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again. Then hit it a third time - a tremendous whack. Winston Churchill
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"The more refined and subt...

"The more refined and subtle our minds, the more vulnerable they are." - Paul Tournier
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"There came a point when if a conspiracy wa...

"There came a point when if a conspiracy was that powerful and subtle it became pointless to worry about it." Excession by Iain M. Banks
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In photography, there is a...

In photography, there is a reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality.
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โ€œAn obsession and overinvestment in emotion fails us...

โ€œAn obsession and overinvestment in emotion fails us for the simple reason that emotions never last.โ€ Excerpt From The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck Mark Manson
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"Change takes time. Never quit before you are done. It might seem that y...

"Change takes time. Never quit before you are done. It might seem that you are not making any progress, but there will be subtle changes and these subtle changes are the stepping stones for that radical change you expect."
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โ€œNo, it is impossible; it is impossible to convey the life-sensation of any given epoch...

โ€œNo, it is impossible; it is impossible to convey the life-sensation of any given epoch of oneโ€™s existence--that which makes its truth, its meaning--its subtle and penetrating essence. It is impossible. We live, as we dream--alone.โ€ โ€• Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness
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The more refined and subt...

The more refined and subtle our minds, the more vulnerable they are. Paul Tournier
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"The most loving parents and relatives commit murder wi...

"The most loving parents and relatives commit murder with smiles on their faces. They force us to destroy the person we really are; a subtle kind of murder." - Jim Morrison
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"It was subtle of God to learn Greek...

"It was subtle of God to learn Greek when he wished to become an author -- and not to learn it better." โ€”Nietzsche
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The universe seems to be in a conspiracy to encourage the endless repr...

The universe seems to be in a conspiracy to encourage the endless reproduction of peasants and Socialists, but a subtle and mysterious opposition stands eternally against the reproduction of philosophers.โ€ - HL Mencken
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"There is a subtle charm in the taste of tea which makes it irresistible and capable of idealisati...

"There is a subtle charm in the taste of tea which makes it irresistible and capable of idealisation. Western humourists were not slow to mingle the fragrance of their thought with its aroma. It has not the arrogance of wine, the self-consciousness of coffee, nor the simpering innocence of cocoa."
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"Bitterness is not like Tรผrk kahvesi - instantly made. It's more like golden Ve...

"Bitterness is not like Tรผrk kahvesi - instantly made. It's more like golden Verdicchio - aged in a casket of loneliness - made fuller with the subtle undertones of rejection;filling the palate of the mind with citrus notes of despair" - Ravikar
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"For every subtle and complicated questio...

"For every subtle and complicated question, there is a perfectly simple and straightforward answer, which is wrong." H.L. Mencken
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"She was a genius of sadness, immersing herself in it, separating its numerous stra...

"She was a genius of sadness, immersing herself in it, separating its numerous strands, appreciating its subtle nuances. She was a prism through which sadness could be divided into its infinite spectrum." - Jonathan Safran Foer, Everything is Illuminated
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โ€œBe extremely subtle even to the point of formlessness. Be...

โ€œBe extremely subtle even to the point of formlessness. Be extremely mysterious even to the point of soundlessness. Thereby you can be the director of the opponent s fate.โ€ โ€• Sun Tzu
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