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We now know that memories are not fixed or frozen, like Proust’s jars of preserves in a larder, but are transformed, disassembled, reassembled, and recategorized with every act of recollection.We now know that memories are not fixed or frozen, like Proust’s jars of preserves in a larder, but are transformed, disassembled, reassembled, and recategorized with every act of recollection.

Oliver Sacks

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What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?

Jean Jacques Rousseau

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Three this week – I like them so much

Among those whom I like or admire, I can find no common denominator, but among those whom I love, I can: all of them make me laugh.

W H Auden

Be confident, not certain.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to understanding ourselves.

Carl Jung

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If all men knew what others say of them, there would not be four friends in the world.

Blaise Pascal

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A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading it.

William Styron

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[I like all my quotes but I LOVE this one]

In preparing for battle, I have always found that plans are useless but planning is indispensable.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

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I can tell how intelligent a man is by how stupid he thinks I am.

Cormac McCarthy

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Never give people power over you until you know how to get rid of them.

Richard Holloway

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If you want to understand what an expanded consciousness looks like, all you have to do is have tea with a four-year-old.

Alison Gopnik

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¬†When you slip on a banana peel people laugh at you. But when you tell people you slipped on a banana peel, it’s your laugh.

Nora Ephron