the unreachable barrier between I and not-I

Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.

—― Ralph Waldo Emerson (via psych-quotes)

(via psych-quotes)

Those who have abandoned the faith in God cling that much more firmly to the faith in morality.

—Friedrich Nietzsche, The Will to Power (via stxxz)

(via fleetingillusionsofgrandeur)

The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.

—Allan Watts

Rollo May, The Human Dilemma

Sometimes, carrying on, just carrying on, is the superhuman achievement.

—Albert Camus, The Fall  (via larmoyante)

(via inhabitude)

The very existence of libraries affords the best evidence that we may yet have hope for the future of man

—T. S. Eliot

What I propose, therefore, is very simple: it is nothing more than to think what we are doing.

—Hannah Arendt, The Human Condition

This is how the entire course of a life can be changed: by doing nothing.

—― Ian McEwan (via psych-quotes)

There is not a particle of life which does not bear poetry within it

—― Gustave Flaubert (via psych-quotes)

When you stop searching and you calm down and you put your books away, and you confront yourself and see what you are all about, that will bring about bliss faster than anything you can ever imagine or ever do.

—Robert Adams (via theonetrueself)

(via inhabitude)