“Don’t try to change the world. First, change yourself or rather, your self-perception, and you find the world automatically corresponding to the level of your understanding. You will find that it has always been you who set the pace and depth of your experience by recognizing and honoring your true nature.”
— Mooji, Posted by The Softest Ink
you forget what you want to remember
and you remember what you want to forget.
Why is being hardworking considered a top virtue? Yet one of the objects our society reveres most is called the ‘smartphone’?
If you working your arse off, it means you weren’t smart enough to find a better way to do something.
Been watching Seinfeld lately, can you tell? 😅
“What is a cynic? A man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.”
- Oscar Wilde, Lady Windermere’s Fan
“When one is alone, imperfection must be endured every minute of the day; a couple, however, does not have to put up with it. Aren’t our eyes made to be torn out, and our hearts for the same purpose? At the same time it’s really not that bad; that’s an exaggeration and a lie, everything is exaggeration, the only truth is longing. But even the truth of longing is not so much its own truth; it’s really an expression for everything else, which is a lie. This sounds crazy and distorted, but it’s true.”
- Franz Kafka, Letters to Milena
People think i’m smart cause i study history and philosophy, what they don’t know is we literally discuss who would win in a fistfight (Plato the answer is always Plato), which historical figures were gay, and gossip about historical interpersonal drama
How to write an essay on a group of theories when you only like one of the theories and also hate reading stuff about linguistics in philosophy
We all have that little spark of hope when all feels dark…. 🕯
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