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Only those touched by awe can appreciate just how small they are, how little the petty squabbles and annoyances that so consume the majority of humanity actually matter. If you have risked death knowingly, or seen the unbridled fury of … Continue reading
“Bad men live that they may eat and drink, whereas good men eat and drink that they may live.” Socrates.
“Revenge is an act of passion; vengeance of justice. Injuries are revenged; crimes are avenged.” Joseph Joubert.
“They call you heartless: but you have a heart, and I love you for being ashamed to show it. You are ashamed of your flood, while others are ashamed of their ebb.” Friedrich Nietzsche.
“He who fights with monsters should look to it that he himself does not become a monster. And when you gaze into an abyss the abyss also gazes into you.” Friedrich Nietzsche.
“To meditate on death, to remember that all men are mortal and that everybody’s ideal should be to die well, helps one to reach old age and to have more satisfaction in life than others.” Xenophon