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Anne Truitt on Compassion, Humility, and How to Cure Our Chronic Self-Righteousness
Anne Truitt on Compassion, Humility, and How to Cure Our Chronic Self-Righteousness

“Love … is the honoring of others in a way that grants them the grace of their own autonomy and allows mutual discovery.”

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Andy Warhol on the Joys of Virtual Relationships
Andy Warhol on the Joys of Virtual Relationships

“It’s a wonderful arrangement: We don’t have to get each other’s bad morning breath, yet we have wonderful breakfasts together every morning like every other happy couple.”

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George Orwell on Money, Taxes, and the Government
George Orwell on Money, Taxes, and the Government

“Towards the government I feel no scruples and would dodge paying the tax if I could. Yet I would give my life for England readily enough, if I thought it necessary.”

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Anne Truitt on Resisting the Label “Artist” and the Difference Between Doing Art and Being an Artist
Anne Truitt on Resisting the Label “Artist” and the Difference Between Doing Art and Being an Artist

“Artists have no choice but to express their lives.”

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Thoreau on What Skunk-Cabbage Can Teach Us About Optimism and the Meaning of Human Life
Thoreau on What Skunk-Cabbage Can Teach Us About Optimism and the Meaning of Human Life

“There is no can’t nor cant to them. They see over the brow of winter’s hill. They see another summer ahead.”

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Albert Camus on Happiness and Love, Illustrated by Wendy MacNaughton
Albert Camus on Happiness and Love, Illustrated by Wendy MacNaughton

“If those whom we begin to love could know us as we were before meeting them … they could perceive what they have made of us.”

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