Our accepting what we are must always inhibit our being what we ought to be.
Whatever sympathy I feel towards religions, whatever admiration for some of their adherents, whatever historical or biological necessity I see in them, whatever metaphorical truth, I cannot accept them as credible explanations of reality; and they are incredible to me in proportion to the degree that they require my belief in positive human attributes and intervenient powers in their divinities.
The most important questions in life can never be answered by anyone except oneself.
There comes a time in each life like a point of fulcrum. At that time you must accept yourself. It is not anymore what you will become. It is what you are and always will be.
Topics: Self-Esteem, Self Respect
Duty largely consists of pretending that the trivial is critical.
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