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Poet and Philosopher David Whyte on Belonging and How to Be at Home in Yourself
Poet and Philosopher David Whyte on Belonging and How to Be at Home in Yourself

“Our sense of slight woundedness around not belonging is actually one of our core competencies.”

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Proust on What Art Does for the Soul and How to Stop Letting Habit Blunt Our Aliveness
Proust on What Art Does for the Soul and How to Stop Letting Habit Blunt Our Aliveness

“Artists are people who strip habit away and return life to its deserved glory.”

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Beloved Composer Leonard Bernstein on the Importance of Believing in Each Other and How Art Fortifies Our Mutual Dignity
Beloved Composer Leonard Bernstein on the Importance of Believing in Each Other and How Art Fortifies Our Mutual Dignity

“We must learn to know ourselves better through art. We must rely more on the unconscious, inspirational side of man… We must believe, without fear, in people.”

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Emerson on What Beauty Really Means, How to Cultivate Its True Hallmarks, and Why It Bewitches the Human Imagination
Emerson on What Beauty Really Means, How to Cultivate Its True Hallmarks, and Why It Bewitches the Human Imagination

“The secret of ugliness consists not in irregularity, but in being uninteresting.”

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Simone Weil on Science, Quantum Theory, and Our Spiritual Values
Simone Weil on Science, Quantum Theory, and Our Spiritual Values

“When someone exposes himself as a slave in the market place, what wonder if he finds a master?”

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Desert Solitaire: An Uncommonly Beautiful Love Letter to Solitude and the Spiritual Rewards of Getting Lost
Desert Solitaire: An Uncommonly Beautiful Love Letter to Solitude and the Spiritual Rewards of Getting Lost

“Every man, every woman, carries in heart and mind the image of the ideal place, the right place, the one true home, known or unknown, actual or visionary.”

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