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“Do you not think, O wise man that you are, that our knowledge of anything whatsoever is imperfect if it is confined to the exact notion of that thing, if it is limited to the truth? 116 more words

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A pause for an epigram

“Toute vue des choses qui n’est pas étrange est fausse.”

– Paul Valéry

Paul Valery


“Events play cat-and-mouse with our ideas. They belong to a quite different species and even when seeming to bear out our preconceptions are never quite as we expected. 18 more words

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The bitter taste of unmet expectations

A good friend of mine, who also lives abroad now, has texted me last week with an unpleasant (for her) piece of news. She has been fancying this guy at work for quite a while now and even felt a connection, but they never dated. 626 more words

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Motivational Monday - Chasing Your Dreams

Hello and welcome to Monday! Does that seem like a scary thought for you? Yeah, me too, but I hope this post might brighten it up for you a little bit or make it seem a little more inspiring and purposeful. 212 more words