Of course, the result isn’t the point… The point is the longing.

Desire can’t be sated, because if it is, the longing disappears and then we’ve failed, because desire is the state we seek…

The worst thing of all would be if we actually arrived at perfect, because if we did, we would extinguish the very thing that drives us.

We want the wanting.

Seth Godin on desire, the paradox of which Rebecca Solnit explored beautifully. Reminiscent of Carl Sagan’s point about science and spirituality

Or, as Andy Warhol wrote in his meditations on sex and love, “The most exciting thing is not-doing-it. If you fall in love with someone and never do it, it’s much more exciting.”

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If we were all to sit in a circle and confess our sins, we would laugh at each other for lack of originality.
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Recall how often in human history the saint and the rebel have been the same person.
― Rollo May (via panatmansam)

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The most dangerous strategy is to jump a chasm in two leaps.
― Amjad Nasser, Land of No Rain (Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Publishing, 2014)

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Neither in this world nor elsewhere is there any happiness in store for him who always doubts.
― Bhagavad Gita  (via panatmansam)

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Your friends will know you better in the first minute you meet than your acquaintances will know you in a thousand years.
Richard Bach (via wordsnquotes)

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Your soul has fallen to bits and pieces. Good. Rearrange them to suit yourself.
Hermann Hesse, Steppenwolf (via mirroir)

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