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Leonard Cohen
“I don't consider myself a pessimist. I think of a pessimist as someone who is waiting for it to rain. And I feel soaked to the skin.”
Leonard Cohen

Fernando Pessoa
“We never love anyone. What we love is the idea we have of someone. It's our own concept—our own selves—that we love.”
Fernando Pessoa, The Book of Disquiet

Friedrich Nietzsche
“Thoughts are the shadows of our feelings -- always darker, emptier and simpler.”
Friedrich Nietzsche

Hunter S. Thompson
“There he goes. One of God's own prototypes. A high-powered mutant of some kind never even considered for mass production. Too weird to live, and too rare to die.”
Hunter S. Thompson, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

Jorge Luis Borges
“To fall in love is to create a religion that has a fallible god.”
Jorge Luis Borges

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