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The Complete Stories by Franz Kafka
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“You must understand the whole of life, not just one little part of it. That is why you must read, that is why you must look at the skies, that is why you must sing, and dance, and write poems, and suffer, and understand, for all that is life.”
Jiddu Krishnamurti
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“The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.”
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The Second Penguin Krishnamurti Reader by Jiddu Krishnamurti
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Smoke and Mirrors by Neil Gaiman
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The Secret Life of the Love Song and The Flesh Made Word by Nick Cave
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William James
“We are like islands in the sea, separate on the surface but connected in the deep.”
William James

Hermann Hesse
“We kill at every step, not only in wars, riots and executions.
We kill when we close our eyes to poverty, suffering and shame.In the same way all disrespect for life, all hard-heartedness,all indifference, all contempt is nothing else than killing.”
Hermann Hesse

Nikola Tesla
“My brain is only a receiver, in the Universe there is a core from which we obtain knowledge, strength and inspiration. I have not penetrated into the secrets of this core, but I know that it exists.”
Nikola Tesla

Albert Einstein
“Knowledge exists in two forms - lifeless, stored in books, and alive, in the consciousness of men. The second form of existence is after all the essential one; the first, indispensable as it may be, occupies only an inferior position.”
Albert Einstein

Carl Sagan
“If a human disagrees with you, let him live. In a hundred billion galaxies, you will not find another.”
Carl Sagan, Cosmos

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