You wear yourself out in the pursuit of wealth or love or freedom, you do everything to gain some right, and once it’s gained you take no pleasure in it.
I have always looked on disobedience toward the oppressive as the only way to use the miracle of having been born.
Listening to someone talk isn’t at all like listening to their words played over on a machine. What you hear when you have a face before you is never what you hear when you have before you a winding tape.
Topics: Speech, Conversation
Glory is a heavy burden, a murdering poison, and to bear it is an art. And to have that art is rare.
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