Pith & Quotes


“To be trusted is a greater compliment than being loved.”

-George MacDonald.

“In order to be loved, we have to love, which means we have to understand.”

-Thich Nhat Hanh

“All dualism does is reveal a ghost facing a skeleton. All real bodies shimmer like watered silk. They are hazy surfaces, mixtures of body and soul.”

-Michel Serres

“It’s a summer day,and I want to be wanted more than anything else in the world.”

-Frank O’Hara

“I am the least difficult of men. All I want is boundless love.”

-Frank O’Hara

β€Ž”For small creatures such as we, the vastness is bearable only through love.”

-Carl Sagan

“It was when you found out you could make mistakes that you knew you were onto something.”

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“Be obscure clearly.”

-E. B. White

β€œTo possess something is to lose it. To feel something without possessing it is to keep it, because in that way one extracts its essence.”

-Fernando Pessoa

“There is no one-size-fits-all approach that anyone can offer you. The hot water that softens a carrot will harden an egg.”

-Clayton Christensen


Recommended Reading

“The Fantasy of Acceptable ‘Non-Consent’: Why the Female Sexual Submissive Scares Us (and Why She Shouldn’t)” (takes a second to load because it’s archived on Wayback Machine)

“This Be the Verse” by Philip Larkin

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