We run round and round in the ruts of our own controversies; every object that we see has been long familiar to us; every step that we take is in footmarks of our own making.
“Sometimes life turns out to be a far cry from our youthful hopes”
But essential truth can almost always be found, truth of all kinds can with due research be usually found : she lies, no doubt, in a well ; but we may be sure that she is there if we dig deep enough.
A person with separate self consciousness is focused inward, and thus they are like an ‘energy vacuum’, a black hole
It will cease to be a phantom, it will speak to us as a man: if it is an enemy, we shall slay it more easily; if a friend, we shall embrace it more warmly.
But there’s no one true way to view a piece of art; no one privileged perspective that will give you the right experience of Shakespeare, or Wonder Woman, or video games, or romance novels.
If you read a book every day, you would be a better person.
How is your dear one better than any other dear one, you most beautiful of women?
“I was not designed to be forced. I will breathe after my own fashion. Let us see who is the strongest.”