We are getting buried under freeze-dried news reports and hot takes that make supermarket baloney feel like a prime cut. Everything feels like a faded facsimile of everything else. It is the internet equivalent of the same strip mall mediocrity.
— Om MALIK
Why am I about to land in Lisbon? Whose dumb idea was this?
— Ineacho O’GARRO
We can never know what to want, because, living only one life, we can neither compare it with our previous lives nor perfect it in our lives to come… We live everything as it comes, without warning.
— Milan KUNDERA
We deceive ourselves about love — about who; and how; and when; and whether. We also discover and correct our self-deceptions.
— Martha NUSSBAUM
The intention of deep listening and loving speech is to restore communication, because once communication is restored, everything is possible.
Thich Nhat Hanh
Crisis… is an attempt to dislodge us from a toxic status quo and constitutes an insistent call to rebuild our lives on a more authentic and sincere basis.
— Alain de BOTTON