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a little knowledge can go a long way

a name means a lot just by itself

a positive attitude means all the difference in the world

a relaxed man is not necessarily a better man

a single event can have infinitely many interpretations

a solid home base builds a sense of self

being happy is more important than anything else

being sure of yourself means you’re a fool

confusing yourself is a way to stay honest

description is more important than metaphor
Dromend meisje
dreaming while awake is a frightening contradiction

emotional responses ar as valuable as intellectual responses

enjoy yourself because you can’t change anything anyway

fear is the greatest incapacitator

freedom is a luxury not a necessity

going with the flow is soothing but risky

if you have many desires your life will be interesting

if you live simply there is nothing to worry about

illness is a state of mind

it’s crucial to have an active fantasy life

just believing something can make it happen

knowing yourself lets you understand others

lack of charisma can be fatal

listen when your body talks

low expectations are good protection

pain can be a very positive thing

people are nuts if they think they are important

planning for the future is escapism

remember you always have freedom of choice

repetition is the best way to learn

sacrificing yourself for a bad cause is not a moral act

Passion is the element in which we live; without it, we hardly vegetate.
Lord Byron

The affections are like lightning: you cannot tell where they will strike till they have fallen.
Jean Baptiste Lacordaire

The moment we indulge our affections, the earth is metamorphosed, there is no winter and no night; all tragedies, all ennuis, vanish, all duties even.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Talk not of wasted affection; affection never was wasted.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Flirting is the act of making a man feel pleased with himself.
Helen Rowland

Those who restrain desire, do so because there’s weak enough to be restrained.
William Blake

The true feeling of sex is that of a deep intimacy, but above all of a deep complicity.
James Dickey

By ourselves we can enjoy life, but to really appreciate life we must find companionship.
author unknown

The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when he discovers that someone else believes in him and is willing to trust him.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is no failure
except in no longer trying.
Elbert Hubbard

It’s not whether you get knocked down. It’s whether you get up again.
Vincent Lombardi

When the self is no more,
there is simply an abiding in the beloved.
The game goes on and there is a response to the game.
But the response comes from nowhere and goes to nowhere.
And the game and the respons is the divine expression.
All and everything is seen and heard and felt as the beloved.
And the beloved is the ground of all that is.
Uit: As It Is – Tony Parsons
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