Quotes

March 3, 2019

Where I need to be

‘I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.’Douglas Adams, from The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul

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December 28, 2018

Natural enemies

We have four natural enemies: fear, clarity, power, and old age. Fear, clarity, and power can be overcome, but not old age. Its effect can be postponed, but it can never be overcome.Carlos Castaneda, from The Teachings of Don Juan

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May 21, 2018

nostalgia for the familiar

We are torn between a nostalgia for the familiar and an urge for the foreign and strange. As often as not, we are homesick most for the places we have never known. All men are lonely. But sometimes it seems to me that we Americans are the loneliest of all. Our hunger for foreign places…

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