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Lewis Carroll on Happiness and How to Alleviate Our Discomfort with Change
Lewis Carroll on Happiness and How to Alleviate Our Discomfort with Change

“There’s no use in comparing one’s feelings between one day and the next; you must allow a reasonable interval, for the direction of change to show itself.”

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Lou Andreas-Salomé, the First Female Psychoanalyst, on Human Nature in Letters to Freud
Lou Andreas-Salomé, the First Female Psychoanalyst, on Human Nature in Letters to Freud

“The main thing is that life-faith is essentially and vitally present, by means of which we survive.”

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How to Work Through Difficulty: Lewis Carroll’s Three Tips for Overcoming Creative Block
How to Work Through Difficulty: Lewis Carroll’s Three Tips for Overcoming Creative Block

“When you have made a thorough and reasonably long effort, to understand a thing, and still feel puzzled by it, stop, you will only hurt yourself by going on.”

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Mozart’s Magnificent Love Letter to His Wife
Mozart’s Magnificent Love Letter to His Wife

“If people could see into my heart I should almost feel ashamed.”

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Kafka’s Beautiful and Heartbreaking Love Letters
Kafka’s Beautiful and Heartbreaking Love Letters

“I belong to you… But for this very reason I don’t want to know what you are wearing; it confuses me so much that I cannot deal with life.”

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How Ursula Nordstrom, the Greatest Patron Saint of Modern Childhood Stood, Up for Creativity Against Commercial Cowardice
How Ursula Nordstrom, the Greatest Patron Saint of Modern Childhood Stood, Up for Creativity Against Commercial Cowardice

“Oh hell, it just boils down to: you just can’t explain this sort of basic wonderful stuff to some adults.”

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