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When the mind is thinking it is talking to itself

“When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.” – John Adams

“When the mind is thinking it is talking to itself.” – Plato

“When we quit thinking primarily about ourselves and our own self-preservation, we undergo a truly heroic transformation of consciousness.” – Joseph Campbell

“Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.” – Rumi

“Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but of playing a poor hand well.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

“Do or do not, there is no try.” – Yoda

“Cleverness is not wisdom.” – Euripides

“Sin is geographical.” – Bertrand Russell

“What worries you, masters you.” – John Locke

“The past is never dead. It’s not even past.” – William Faulkner

“Don’t be ‘a writer’. Be writing.” – William Faulkner 

“To define is to limit.” – Oscar Wilde

“They’re funny things, accidents. You never have them till you’re having them.” – Winnie The Pooh

“We’re all pretty bizarre. Some of us are just better at hiding it, that’s all.” – Andrew

“Women are meant to be loved, not to be understood.” – Oscar Wilde

“Morality is simply the attitude we adopt towards people we personally dislike.” – Oscar Wilde

“When reason fails, the devil helps!” – Fyodor Dostoyevsky

“Education: the path from cocky ignorance to miserable uncertainty.” – Mark Twain

“Out of all the things I have lost, I miss my mind the most.” – Mark Twain

“No tree, it is said, can grow to heaven unless its roots reach down to hell.” – Carl Jung

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