"I made up my mind that I would hold onto nothing, that I would expect nothing."
— Henry Miller - Tropic of Cancer
"Consider it: every person you have ever met, every person will suffer the loss of his friends and family. All are going to lose everything they love in this world. Why would one want to be anything but kind to them in the meantime?"
— Sam Harris
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"Half the harm that is done in this world is due to people who want to feel important. They don’t mean to do harm; but the harm does not interest them. Or they do not see it, or they justify it because they are absorbed in the endless struggle to think well of themselves."
— T.S. Eliot
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"Sometimes it’s better to leave while you’re still ahead. Sometimes it’s better to leave before you get unloved."
— Ryan O’Connell, The People You Will Fall In Love With In Your 20’s
"Sometimes we need someone to simply be there. Not to fix anything, or to do anything in particular - but just to let us feel that we are cared for and supported."
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"The best people possess a feeling for beauty, the courage to take risks, the discipline to tell the truth, the capacity for sacrifice. Ironically, their virtues make them vulnerable; they are often wounded, sometimes destroyed."
— Ernest Hemingway
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"You call me a misanthrope because I avoid society. You err; I love society. Yet in order not to hate people, I must avoid their company."
— Caspar David Friedrich
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