The most important questions in life can never be answered by anyone except oneself.
Duty largely consists of pretending that the trivial is critical.
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.
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 Respect, Self-Esteem
Our accepting what we are must always inhibit our being what we ought to be.
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