the art of everyday life

Author: Q

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The Story of Ferdinand

A simple but impactful children's tale on the importance of being true to yourself.

There is no sun without shadow, and it is essential to know the night. – Albert Camus

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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

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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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Snow

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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