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Random quote of the day:

“A thought written down is dead. It was alive. It lives no longer. It was a flower. Writing it down has made it artificial, that is to say, immutable.”

—Jules Renard, The Journal of Jules Renard (tr. Louise Bogan and Elizabeth Roget)

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Random quote of the day:

“Our life is shaped and determined by our thoughts. Usually we are only half conscious of the way thoughts direct our life; we are lost in thoughts as if they are reality.

—Jack Kornfield, “Let Go of Unhealthy Thoughts,” jackkornfield.com/wise-thought/

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Random quote of the day:

“The untranslatable thought must be the most precise.
Yet words are not the end of thought, they are where it begins.”

—Jane Hirshfield, “After Long Silence”

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Random quote of the day:

“The everywhere of thought is indeed a region of nowhere.”

—Hannah Arendt, The Life of the Mind

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Random quote of the day:

“The result of the struggle between the thought and the ability to express it, between dream and reality, is seldom more than a compromise or an approximation.”

—M. C. Escher, Introduction to 29 Master Print

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Random quote of the day:

“When you begin to sense that your imagination is the place where you are most divine, you feel called to clean out of your mind all the worn and shabby furniture of thought. You wish to refurbish yourself with living thought so you can begin to see.”

—John O’Donohue, “The Question Holds the Lantern,” www.johnodonohue.com/words/question

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Random quote of the day:

“There are a thousand thoughts lying within a man that he does not know till he takes up a pen to write.”

—William Makepeace Thackeray, The History of Henry Esmond

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Random quote of the day:

“An idea is a point of departure and no more. As soon as you elaborate it, it becomes transformed by thought.”

—Pablo Picasso, quoted in Jaime Sabartés, Picasso: portraits et souvenirs

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Random quote of the day:

“The prosperous middle classes, who ruled the nineteenth century, placed an excessive value upon the placidity of existence.  They refused to face the necessities for social reform imposed by the new industrial system, and they are now refusing to face the necessities for intellectual reform imposed by the new knowledge.”

—Alfred North Whitehead, Science and the Modern World, 1925

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