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“The loneliest moment in someone’s life is when th...

“The loneliest moment in someone’s life is when they are watching their whole world fall apart, and all they can do is stare blankly.” ― F. Scott Fitzgerald
📅︎ Feb 25
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"It's OK if you fall down and lose your spar...

"It's OK if you fall down and lose your spark. Just make sure that when you get back up, you rise as the whole damn fire." —Colette Werden
📅︎ Feb 29
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"I don't care about the ...

"I don't care about the lasagna as a whole. I appreciate the layers."~Garfield
📅︎ Mar 15
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Once upon a time there was a boy who loved a girl, an...

Once upon a time there was a boy who loved a girl, and her laughter was a question he wanted to spend his whole life answering. - Nicole Krauss, The History of Love -
📅︎ Feb 29
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It is our mental attitude which makes the world what it is fo...

It is our mental attitude which makes the world what it is for us. Our thoughts make things beautiful, our thoughts make things ugly. The whole world is in our own minds. —Swami Vivekananda
📅︎ Mar 15
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"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a ...

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth." — Umberto Eco
📅︎ Mar 05
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“Is this what family is like: the feeling that...

“Is this what family is like: the feeling that everyone’s connected, that with one piece missing, the whole thing’s broken?” ― Trenton Lee Stewart
📅︎ Mar 17
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"The whole wide world, an endless universe. Yet we keep looking through the eyeglass in reverse...

"The whole wide world, an endless universe. Yet we keep looking through the eyeglass in reverse. Don't feed the people but we feed the machines. Can't really feel what international means. In different circles we keep holding our ground. Indifferent circles, we keep spinning round and round"
📅︎ Feb 18
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“The whole problem with the world is that fools a...

“The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts.” - Bertrand Russell
📅︎ Feb 28
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"Never half ass tw...

"Never half ass two things. Whole ass one thing." -Ron Swanson
📅︎ Mar 12
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“Because one believes in oneself, one doesn't try to convince others. ...

“Because one believes in oneself, one doesn't try to convince others. Because one is content with oneself, one doesn't need others' approval. Because one accepts oneself, the whole world accepts him or her.” - Lao Tzu
📅︎ Jan 31
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We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole sy...

We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act. ...Charles Darwin
📅︎ Mar 08
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" The whole thing is a fall. It can't help but be. A perpetual state of g...

" The whole thing is a fall. It can't help but be. A perpetual state of grasping in the dark. It's not about getting up, it's about stumbling. Stumbling in the right direction. It's the only way to move forward." Mr Robot S2E3
📅︎ Feb 25
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“It is easy to hate and it is difficult to love. This is ho...

“It is easy to hate and it is difficult to love. This is how the whole scheme of things works. All good things are difficult to achieve; and bad things are very easy to get” -Confucius
📅︎ Feb 21
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“The whole secret of a successful l...

“The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one’s destiny to do, and then do it.” — Henry Ford
📅︎ Mar 04
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"Everybody is broken in some way. We are always trying...

"Everybody is broken in some way. We are always trying to find somebody whose broken pieces fit with our broken pieces and something whole emerges." - Bruce Springsteen
📅︎ Jan 12
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Nothing is more unreliable than the populace, nothing ...

Nothing is more unreliable than the populace, nothing more obscure than human intentions, nothing more deceptive than the whole electoral system. - Marcus Tullius Cicero
📅︎ Mar 07
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“My father says almost the whole world's asleep. Everybody you know, everybody...

“My father says almost the whole world's asleep. Everybody you know, everybody you see, everybody you talk to. He says only a few people are awake. And they live in a state of constant total amazement.” - Patricia, Joe vs. The Volcano (1990)
📅︎ Jan 16
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One forgets the self, Zen teachers say, by becoming one with the task at hand. At such moments, r...

One forgets the self, Zen teachers say, by becoming one with the task at hand. At such moments, released from the burdens of self-hood, one glimpses, however briefly, a state of spiritual wholeness that underlies and supports one’s everyday consciousness. —Andrew Cooper, The Transcendent Imperative
📅︎ Feb 21
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"An eye for an eye only ...

"An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind. - Mahatma Gandhi
📅︎ Feb 14
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I sometimes feel that I'm impersonating the d...

I sometimes feel that I'm impersonating the dark unconscious of the whole human race. I know this sounds sick, but I love it. ...Vincent Price
📅︎ Feb 11
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"I haven't the highest regard for politics; never have. I'm apolitical. Figure I can tak...

"I haven't the highest regard for politics; never have. I'm apolitical. Figure I can take care of myself and everybody if they really thought about it probably could to. Politics would probably be a whole lot less necessary, then people seem to think they are." - Bob Weir
📅︎ Feb 24
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"I was thinking about how people seem to read the Bibl...

"I was thinking about how people seem to read the Bible a whole lot more as they get older; then it dawned on me - they're cramming for their final exam." —George Carlin
📅︎ Jan 29
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“Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the chil...

“Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.” Helen Keller
📅︎ Feb 12
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“I smile like a flower ...

“I smile like a flower not only with my lips but with my whole being.” --Rumi
📅︎ Feb 05
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You can’t start halfway ...

You can’t start halfway thru this chapter and think you’ve read my whole book.
📅︎ Jan 11
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"The whole secret of a successful l...

"The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one's destiny to do, and then do it." - Henry Ford
📅︎ Feb 07
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“I must also have a...

“I must also have a dark side if I am to be whole.” - C. G. Jung
📅︎ Jan 24
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"Never half ass two...

"Never half ass two things. Whole ass one thing." -Bernie Madoff
📅︎ Feb 11
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Beauty is unbearable, drives us to despair, offering us fo...

Beauty is unbearable, drives us to despair, offering us for a minute the glimpse of an eternity that we should like to stretch out over the whole of time. - Albert Camus (notebook)
📅︎ Jan 20
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"Be Content with what you have; rejoice in the ...

"Be Content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you. " -Lao Tzu
📅︎ Jan 26
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That's just it. I don't want to. I mean, I've waited my whole life to feel this mise...

That's just it. I don't want to. I mean, I've waited my whole life to feel this miserable. I mean, and if this is the only way I can stay connected with her, then... well, this is who I have to be~ Albert brennamen, HItch. Can someone explain this quote to me?
📅︎ Jan 22
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"Relax. You will become an adult. You will figure out your career. Y...

"Relax. You will become an adult. You will figure out your career. You will find someone who loves you. You have a whole lifetime; time takes time. The only way to fail at life is to abstain." Johanna de Silentio
📅︎ Jan 09
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“To the mind that is...

“To the mind that is still, the whole universe surrenders.” ~Lao Tzu
📅︎ Dec 29
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“The loneliest moment in someone’s life is when...

“The loneliest moment in someone’s life is when they are watching their whole world fall apart, and all they can do is stare blankly.” ― Emily Bloom
📅︎ Dec 30
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“Every time you meet someone new, something very special has happened....

“Every time you meet someone new, something very special has happened. Both of you have been on different trajectories for your whole life, buy circumstances brought you to the exact same place in time and space.” -me
📅︎ Jan 06
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"and i said to my body. softly. ‘i want to be your ...

"and i said to my body. softly. ‘i want to be your friend.’ it took a long breath. and replied, ‘i have been waiting my whole life for this." - Nayyirah Waheed
📅︎ Dec 19
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"I love exploring Culvert...

"I love exploring Culverts, like this... I always have... My whole life!" - Post 10
📅︎ Jan 19
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A lab mice figuring out its way through the maze....

A lab mice figuring out its way through the maze. It might not know it's true purpose and the whole context. We are the mice, in the maze called universe.
📅︎ Jan 12
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“Who kills one inno...

“Who kills one innocent man, it’s like he killed the whole world”
📅︎ Nov 14
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"Why struggle to open a d...

"Why struggle to open a door between us when the whole wall is an illusion?" --Rumi
📅︎ Dec 14
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"There is surely nothing other than the single purpose of the present moment. A man's whole ...

"There is surely nothing other than the single purpose of the present moment. A man's whole life is a succession of moment after moment. There will be nothing else to do, and nothing else to pursue. Live being true to the single purpose of the moment." --Yamamoto Tsunetomo, Hagakure
📅︎ Dec 20
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"Unless someone like you cares a who...

"Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not." - Dr. Seuss (The Lorax)
📅︎ Dec 08
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‘On the whole human beings want t...

‘On the whole human beings want to be good, but not too good, and not quite all the time.’ - George Orwell
📅︎ Dec 08
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"If you judge a fish by its ability to c...

"If you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid." - Albert Einstein
📅︎ Nov 17
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"The source is within y...

"The source is within you. And this whole world is springing from it." --Rumi
📅︎ Dec 23
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Anything you dream is fiction, and anything you...

Anything you dream is fiction, and anything you accomplish is science, the whole history of mankind is nothing but science fiction. ...Ray Bradbury
📅︎ Dec 10
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"Everyone is a genius. But if you judge a fish by...

"Everyone is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid." - Albert Einstein
📅︎ Nov 24
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"It is easy to hate and it is difficult to love. This is how...

"It is easy to hate and it is difficult to love. This is how the whole scheme of things works. All good things are difficult to achieve; and bad things are very easy to get." -- Confucius
📅︎ Jul 18
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What have we achieved in mowing down mountain ranges, harnessing the energy of migh...

What have we achieved in mowing down mountain ranges, harnessing the energy of mighty rivers, or moving whole populations about like chess pieces if we ourselves remain the same restless, miserable, frustrated creatures we were before? - Henry Miller, 1940
📅︎ Oct 10
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“Those who love you are not fooled by mistakes you have made, or dark images you hold abo...

“Those who love you are not fooled by mistakes you have made, or dark images you hold about yourself. They remember your beauty when you feel ugly; your wholeness when you are broken; your innocence when you feel guilty; and your purpose when you are confused.” - Alan Cohen
📅︎ Oct 03
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To change your world, all you have to do ...

To change your world, all you have to do is manage your thoughts and feelings on the inside of you. Then your whole world changes..
📅︎ Dec 01
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And how could we endure to live and let time pass if we were always crying for one day o...

And how could we endure to live and let time pass if we were always crying for one day or one year to come back--if we did not know that every day in a life fills the whole life with expectation and memory and that these are that day? C.S. Lewis, Out of the Silent Planet
📅︎ Nov 25
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"In the beginning there was nothing. God said, 'Let ther...

"In the beginning there was nothing. God said, 'Let there be light!' And there was light. There was still nothing, but you could see it a whole lot better." — Ellen DeGeneres
📅︎ Nov 08
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"It is easier to love humanity ...

"It is easier to love humanity as a whole than to love one of your neighbor heartly " - Eric Hoffer
📅︎ Dec 04
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"Blessed is the season w...

"Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love."
📅︎ Nov 30
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"Had I not created my whole wo...

"Had I not created my whole world, I would certainly have died in other's people's." - Anais Nin
📅︎ Nov 13
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“You can't spend your whole life criticizing s...

“You can't spend your whole life criticizing something and then, when you have the chance to do it better, refuse to go near it.” ― Václav Havel
📅︎ Sep 26
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“Everybody is a genious. But if you judge a fish b...

“Everybody is a genious. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live it’s whole life believing that it is stupid” - Albert Einstein
📅︎ Sep 10
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"My heart can't possibly break w...

"My heart can't possibly break when it wasn't even whole to start with" Kelly Clarkson (Because of you)
📅︎ Nov 17
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The whole is more th...

The whole is more than the sum of its parts....Aristotle 384-322 BC
📅︎ Nov 15
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"The loneliest moment in someone's life is when t...

"The loneliest moment in someone's life is when they are watching their whole world fall apart, and all they can do is stare blankly." —F. Scott Fitzgerald
📅︎ Aug 11
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“I shiver, thinking how easy it is to be tota...

“I shiver, thinking how easy it is to be totally wrong about people-to see one tiny part of them and confuse it for the whole“ _Lauren Oliver
📅︎ Oct 15
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I suppose in the end, the whole of life becomes an a...

I suppose in the end, the whole of life becomes an act of letting go, but what always hurts the most is not taking a moment to say goodbye. -Yann Martel, Life of Pi
📅︎ Oct 23
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"Many a man who falls in love w...

"Many a man who falls in love with a dimple make the mistake of marrying the whole girl." — Evan Esar
📅︎ Jul 23
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"For what shall it profit...

"For what shall it profit a man if he gain the whole world and forfeit his soul?"
📅︎ Oct 14
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"Always get married early in the mornin...

"Always get married early in the morning. That way, if it doesn't work out, you haven't wasted a whole day." — Mickey Rooney
📅︎ Oct 17
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"The whole point of the doomsday...

"The whole point of the doomsday machine is lost if you keep it a secret." -Herr Doctor Merkwurdichliebe
📅︎ Oct 05
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"If we're so tiny and insignificant, and you're able ...

"If we're so tiny and insignificant, and you're able to find one person in the whole universe who cares about you, why would you want to disappoint them?" - Joe Pera
📅︎ Sep 02
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"When a man succeeds in robbing the whole body of citizens and reducing them to ...

"When a man succeeds in robbing the whole body of citizens and reducing them to slavery, they forget these ugly names [murder, robbery, fraud, etc.] and call him happy and fortunate, as do all others who hear of his unmitigated wrongdoing." --Plato
📅︎ Aug 13
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“And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around yo...

“And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don't believe in magic will never find it.” ―Roald Dahl
📅︎ Aug 02
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"What is an epigram? A dwarfish...

"What is an epigram? A dwarfish whole, its body brevity, and wit its soul." — Samuel Taylor Coleridge
📅︎ Oct 08
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If your hatred could be turned...

If your hatred could be turned into electricity it would light up the whole world. - Nikola Tesla
📅︎ Jul 05
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“The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace...

“The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by an endless series of hobgoblins, most of them imaginary.” – H. L. Mencken
📅︎ Sep 29
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“Do your work with your whole hear...

“Do your work with your whole heart, and you will succeed – there’s so little competition.” — Elbert Hubbard
📅︎ Sep 23
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Advice of the day #2: Something i...

Advice of the day #2: Something is not always what it seems so don't judge before you know the whole story
📅︎ Sep 21
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"Home is not where you are from, it is where y...

"Home is not where you are from, it is where you belong. Some of us travel the whole world to find it. Others, find it in a person" - Beau Taplin
📅︎ May 26
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"When the whole world is running towards a c...

"When the whole world is running towards a cliff, he who is running in the opposite direction appears to have lost his mind." - C. S. Lewis
📅︎ Feb 10
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“Love is the whole history of ...

“Love is the whole history of a woman's life, it is but an episode in a man's.” ― Madame de Stael
📅︎ Sep 08
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“Maybe the whole purpose of reading wasn’t to...

“Maybe the whole purpose of reading wasn’t to learn more, but to get in touch with that deep and quiet part of yourself.” — Some guy on YouTube
📅︎ Jul 19
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