-We must have a university degree even if we never get a job in the area of knowledge we were forced to study.
Source: The Zahir
Contributed by: Aart Hilal
...suffering occurs when we want other people to love us in the way we imagine we want to be loved, and not in the way that love should manifest itself - free and untrammeled, guiding us with its force and driving us on.
-When we marry, we are authorized to take possession of the other person, body and soul.
People who are different are dangerous; they belong to another tribe; they want our lands and our women.
-We must marry, have children, reproduce the species.
-Love is only a small thing, enough for one person, and any suggestion that the heart might be larger than this is considered perverse.
-We must do jobs we detest because we are part of an organized society, and if everyone did what they wanted to do, the world would come to a standstill.
-We must at all costs avoid saying no because people prefer those who say yes, and this allows us to survive in hostile territory.
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