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Henry Miller on the Mystery of the Universe and the Meaning of Life
Henry Miller on the Mystery of the Universe and the Meaning of Life

“This is the greatest damn thing about the universe. That we can know so much, recognize so much, dissect, do everything, and we can’t grasp it.”

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How Not To Worry: A 1934 Guide to Mastering Life
How Not To Worry: A 1934 Guide to Mastering Life

“We must gain victory, not by assaulting the walls, but by accepting them.”

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Tarkovsky’s Advice to the Young: Learn to Enjoy Your Own Company
Tarkovsky’s Advice to the Young: Learn to Enjoy Your Own Company

“People who grow bored in their own company seem to me in danger.”

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Stress As Metaphor
Stress As Metaphor

“Stress signified hardship, and endurance was needed to deal with it. Now … we ‘work’ to overcome stress; we don’t suffer it.”

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A Calendar of Wisdom: Tolstoy on Knowledge and the Meaning of Life
A Calendar of Wisdom: Tolstoy on Knowledge and the Meaning of Life

“The most important knowledge is that which guides the way you lead your life.”

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Alexander Graham Bell on Success, Innovation, and Creativity
Alexander Graham Bell on Success, Innovation, and Creativity

“It is the man who carefully advances step by step, with his mind becoming wider and wider … who is bound to succeed in the greatest degree.”

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