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The Celtic Twilight by W.B. Yeats
“We can make our minds so like still water that beings gather about us that they may see, it may be, their own images, and so live for a moment with a clearer, perhaps even with a fiercer life because of our quiet.”
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This is the book you want to start with if you are interested in this type of therapy. It will give you a nice, clear overview of the different philosophies and approaches to existential therapy, and then you can choose which one to hone in on. It ...more
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“Marry, and you will regret it; don’t marry, you will also regret it; marry or don’t marry, you will regret it either way. Laugh at the world’s foolishness, you will regret it; weep over it, you will regret that too; laugh at the world’s foolishness or weep over it, you will regret both. Believe a woman, you will regret it; believe her not, you will also regret it… Hang yourself, you will regret it; do not hang yourself, and you will regret that too; hang yourself or don’t hang yourself, you’ll regret it either way; whether you hang yourself or do not hang yourself, you will regret both. This, gentlemen, is the essence of all philosophy.”
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Jean-Paul Sartre
“Hands don't catch thoughts”
Jean-Paul Sartre, No Exit

“The problem with needing people to love you despite who you are is that you end up subtly compromising for them and so internalize their prejudice and their rage. Rather than let them reject you, you allow all their nonsense to live inside you. You don't realize it but you agree to feel uncomfortable about this bit of yourself too. Just slightly. Just enough to keep them in your life. You settle for being mildly content with who you are rather than proud or thrilled, and any attempts at love will be thwarted by this refusal to love yourself completely.”
Simon Amstell, Help

“Needing compassion from others gives them the opportunity to share it.”
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Sarah Moss
“May we forget. It's a pity that the things we learn in crisis are all to be found on fridge magnets and greeting cards: seize the day, savour the moment, tell your love— May we live long enough to despise clichés again, may we heal enough to take for granted sky and water and light, because the state of blind gratitude for breath and blood is not a position of intelligence.”
Sarah Moss, The Tidal Zone

Jean-Paul Sartre
“Every sound comes into my ears dirty because you've heard it on the way”
Jean-Paul Sartre, No Exit

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