the art of everyday life

Month: July 2019

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One glance at a book and you hear the voice of another person, perhaps someone dead for 1000 years. To read is to voyage through time. – Carl Sagan


What is Enlightenment?

Immanuel Kant extols the importance of intellectual freedom and having the courage of one's convictions.

Nothing is worth more than this day. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Louis Macneice captures life's profundity and richness in the abstraction of ordinariness.

A happy life must be to a great extent a quiet life, for it is only in an atmosphere of quiet that true joy dare live. Bertrand Russell

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We turn not older with years but newer every day. — Emily Dickinson

Pink Moon by Nick Drake

From The Morning

The last song on Nick Drake's third and final studio album is one of hope and inspiration.