Things to write down so I can forget
What's the point of having a good memory if you still make the same mistakes over and over?
A person who believes in nothing is at least as mistaken as a person who believes in everything.
Reading the same book twice I always find something new in it. Since the words has been the same ink on the same paper, I must assume it was me who has changed.
I once read that art is the result of a stable society, that after enough food and security is achieved, art naturally flourish. Yet when I look around, many of the best art are achieved under the darkest of human conditions. I am convinced art is a tool for survival and not the result.
In the absence of external pressure, your body's internal pressure becomes deadly. Perhaps, in the absence of small talk - these little white noise acting as external pressure, our own internal turmoil becomes unbearable too.