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Carl Jung’s Delightfully Disgruntled Review of Ulysses and His Letter to James Joyce
Carl Jung’s Delightfully Disgruntled Review of Ulysses and His Letter to James Joyce

“You may gather from my article what Ulysses has done to a supposedly balanced psychologist.”

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How Lewis Carroll’s Rules of Letter-Writing Can Make Email More Civil and Digital Communication Kinder
How Lewis Carroll’s Rules of Letter-Writing Can Make Email More Civil and Digital Communication Kinder

“If your friend makes a severe remark, either leave it unnoticed, or make your reply distinctly less severe.”

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What to Do When Your Wife Is More Successful than You: Wise Advice from Tchaikovsky’s Father, 150 Years Ahead of Its Time
What to Do When Your Wife Is More Successful than You: Wise Advice from Tchaikovsky’s Father, 150 Years Ahead of Its Time

“Married happiness is based upon mutual respect, and you would no more permit your wife to be a kind of servant, than she would ask you to be her lackey.”

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Rilke on What It Really Means to Love
Rilke on What It Really Means to Love

“For one human being to love another: that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks… the work for which all other work is but preparation.”

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The Principle of Infinite Pains: Legendary Filmmaker Maya Deren on Cinema, Life, and Her Advice to Aspiring Filmmakers
The Principle of Infinite Pains: Legendary Filmmaker Maya Deren on Cinema, Life, and Her Advice to Aspiring Filmmakers

“The love of life itself… seems to me larger than the loving attention to a life. But, of course, each contains the other…”

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The Art of Tough Love: Samuel Beckett Shows You How to Give Constructive Feedback on Your Friends’ Creative Work
The Art of Tough Love: Samuel Beckett Shows You How to Give Constructive Feedback on Your Friends’ Creative Work

“If I were less concerned with you I should simply say it is very good.”

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