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Bertrand Russell on Human Nature, Construction vs. Destruction, and Science as a Key to Democracy
Bertrand Russell on Human Nature, Construction vs. Destruction, and Science as a Key to Democracy

On the art of acquiring “a high degree of intellectual culture without emotional atrophy.”

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Inside Kurt Cobain’s Letters and Journals
Inside Kurt Cobain’s Letters and Journals

“No amount of effort can save you from oblivion.”

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Thomas Edison, Power-Napper: The Great Inventor on Sleep and Success
Thomas Edison, Power-Napper: The Great Inventor on Sleep and Success

“Success is the product of the severest kind of mental and physical application.”

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Anaïs Nin on Real Love, Illustrated by Debbie Millman
Anaïs Nin on Real Love, Illustrated by Debbie Millman

“Where the myth fails, human love begins. Then we love a human being, not our dream, but a human being with flaws.”

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Alain de Botton on How to Think More About Sex
Alain de Botton on How to Think More About Sex

“The more closely we analyze what we consider ‘sexy,’ the more clearly we will understand that eroticism is the feeling of excitement we experience at finding another human being who shares our values and our sense of the meaning of existence.”

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The Quicksand of Existence: Sylvia Plath on Life, Death, Hope, and Happiness
The Quicksand of Existence: Sylvia Plath on Life, Death, Hope, and Happiness

“The present is forever, and forever is always shifting, flowing, melting. This second is life. And when it is gone it is dead.”

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