Quotes to remember

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    I go to movies by myself but rarely eat out alone. I prefer take out and going where noone can watch me eat. lol
     
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    lol Going to the movies alone might be kind of cool, just never have.
     
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    “Soul is found where life deepens us, where meaning calls to us, where trouble deters us, wherever and however we slow down in the midst of the rushing and racing at the surface level of life.”
    ― Michael Meade, Why the World Doesn't End: Tales of Renewal in Times of Loss

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    “The culture is telling you to hurry,
    while the art tells you to take your time. Always listen to the art.”—Junot Diaz

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    "Most our childhood is stored not in photos, but in certain biscuits. lights of day, smells, textures of carpets."---Alain de Botton

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    “I once read in my physics book that the universe begs to be observed, that energy travels and transfers when people pay attention. Maybe that's what love really boils down to--having someone who cares enough to pay attention so that you're encouraged to travel and transfer, to make your potential energy spark into kinetic energy.”
    ― Jasmine Warga, My Heart and Other Black Holes

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    “Ten times a day something happens to me like this - some strengthening throb of amazement - some good sweet empathic ping and swell. This is the first, the wildest and the wisest thing I know: that the soul exists and is built entirely out of attentiveness.”
    ― Mary Oliver

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    “The intimate sense of self-awareness we experience bubbling up at each moment is rooted in the originating activity of the Universe. We are all of us arising together at the invisible center of the cosmos.”― Alexis Karpouzos

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    “It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble. It's what you know for sure that just ain't so.”
    Mark Twain
     
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    “They were once fairies and elves. Now they are creatures from beyond the stars because you no longer believe in anything but humans.”
    ― Thomm Quackenbush, Artificial Gods
     
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    “In the best conversations, you don't even remember what you talked about, only how it felt. It felt like we were in some place your body can't visit, some place with no ceiling and no walls and no floor and no instruments”
    ― John Green, Turtles All the Way Down

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    ''Sometimes weak and wan, sometimes strong and full of light. The moon understands what it means to be human.'' - Tahereh Mafi, Shatter Me
     
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    “Why are we afraid of the silence that ensues after our death? Wasn’t it the same silence we endured before birth? Isn’t it the same silence we revel in when we are completely immersed in the present moment? Let us not be afraid.”
    ― Kamand Kojouri
     
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    "Inventions have long since reached their limit, and I see no hope for further development."----Julius Sextus Frontinus...Highly regarded engineer in Rome, 1st century A.D.
     
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    “The most valuable thing we can do for the psyche, occasionally, is to let it rest, wander, live in the changing light of a room, not try to be or do anything whatever.”
    ― May Sarton
     
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    “One of the characteristics of the dream is that nothing surprises us in it. With no regret, we agree to live in it with strangers, completely cut off from our habits and friends.”
    ― Jean Cocteau

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