1. 10

    Survival is your strength not your shame.

    130
  2. 9

    We die to each other daily. What we know of other people is only our memory of the moments during which we knew them. And they have changed since then. To pretend that they and we are the same is a useful and convenient social convention which must sometimes be broken. We must also remember that at every meeting we are meeting a stranger.

    134
  3. 8

    Now that the lilacs are in bloom She has a bowl of lilacs in her room

    137
  4. 7

    April is the cruelest month, breeding lilacs out of the dead land, mixing memory and desire, stirring dull roots with spring rain.

    149
  5. 6

    Finding a way to live the simple life is one of life's supreme complications.

    156
  6. 5

    Where is the Life we have lost in living? Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?

    185
  7. 4

    If we really want to pray we must first learn to listen, for in the silence of the heart God speaks.

    228
  8. 3

    We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.

    228
  9. 2

    Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.

    243
  10. 1

    Most of the trouble in the world is caused by people wanting to be important.

    277
  11. Last Update: 6 October 2022

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