Contemplating an object fixedly with the mind, asking myself, 'What is it?' without thinking of any other object or relating it to anything else for hours on end.
Simone Weil (1909 - 1943)
Contributed by: Zaady
The future is made up of the same stuff as the present.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
Algebra and money are essentially levelers; the first intellectually, the second effectively.
Source: W.H. Auden and L. Kronenberger The Viking Book of Aphorisms, New York: Viking Press, 1966.
If we go down into ourselves we find that we possess exactly what we desire.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
Source: Gravity and Grace
A work of art has an author and yet, when it is perfect, it has something which is anonymous about it.
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