Many people would rather die than think


“Zen does not confuse spirituality with thinking about God while one is peeling potatoes. Zen spirituality is just to peel the potatoes.” – Alan Watts

“There is no truth. There is only perception.” – Gustave Flaubert

“All the problems of older times were scarcity… now they’re all abundance based.” – Naval Ravikant

“Battle not with monsters, lest you become one and if you gaze into the abyss, the abyss also gazes into you.” – Friederich Nietsche

“I did not think; I experimented.” – Wilhelm Roentgen

“Many people would rather die than think; in fact most do.” – Bertrand Russell

“Wisely and slow; they stumble that run fast.” – William Shakespeare 

“It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.” – Seneca

“Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.” – Voltaire

“He who has a reason to live can bear almost any how.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

“A happy person doesn’t have to convince other people they are happy. Either you are or you’re not. And if you are, you’re not taking selfies to show people.” – Shane Parrish

“You are searching the world for treasure, but the real treasure is yourself.” – Rumi

“The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” – Mark Twain

“I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.” – Mark Twain

“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to reform.” –  Mark Twain

“You are judged in this world by how well you bring things to an end. A messy or incomplete conclusion can reverberate for years to come.” – Robert Greene

“Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent.” – Victor Hugo

“It was scary at first, but every great thing starts out a little scary, doesn’t it?” – Unknown

“A thousand words will not leave so deep an impression as one deed.” – Henrik Ibsen

“Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.” – Edgar Allan Poe

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