"My God,” he gasped, “you’re fun to kiss."
— F. Scott Fitzgerald, Tender Is The Night
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"[Age] makes you more aware of other people’s lives. You see more from the inside: the troubles, the sorrow, and the unfairness. And then when you accept the idea that life is good, no matter how unlucky you are, you get a firmer insight into it."
— William Maxwell
, 1982. Pair with Neil deGrasse Tyson on why you should live like the mayfly
and Tolstoy on the meaning of life
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A letter from Sydney Smith to Lady Georgiana Morpeth, Feb. 16, 1820:
Dear Lady Georgiana,– Nobody has suffered more from low spirits than I have done — so I feel for you. 1st. Live as well as you dare. 2nd. Go into the shower-bath with a small quantity of water at a temperature low enough to…