"Everything in the world is exactly the same."
"To be a sage, by definition, is neither to aspire to wisdom or seek the condition of being a sage, but simply to live wisely, contentedly and as freely as possible, having finally overcome the fears sparked in us by our own finiteness."
Luc Ferry, A Brief History of Thought
"I can understand the hesitation of my generation, indeed it is no longer mere hesitation; it is the thousandth forgetting of a dream dreamt a thousand times and forgotten a thousand times; and who can damn us merely for forgetting for the thousandth time?"
Franz Kafka, Investigations of a Dog
"The need to go astray, to be destroyed, is an extremely private, distant, passionate, turbulent truth."
"Sorrow is a vessel so deep
it can hold anything, even its own absence."
Eric Gamalinda, from “Fallen”
"People’s memories are maybe the fuel they burn to stay alive."
"La muerte es una vida vivida. La vida es la muerte que viene."
"We all have souls of different ages."
F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Beautiful and Damned (via introspectivepoet)