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Alain de Botton Quotes: Anyone who isn't embarrassed of who they were last year probably isn't learning enough.
         

Anyone who isn't embarrassed of who they were last year probably isn't learning enough.


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The challenge for a human now is to be more interesting to another than his or her smartphone.



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Intimacy is the capacity to be rather weird with someone - and finding that that's ok with them.



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One of the better guarantors of ending up in a good relationship: an advanced capacity to be alone.



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To one's enemies: "I hate myself more than you ever could.



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...those who think that faith is superior to reason, and try to reason me into thinking that way; why don't they faith me into it?



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This page presents the quote "Anyone who isn't embarrassed of who they were last year probably isn't learning enough.". Author of this quote is Alain de Botton. This quote is about embarrassment, life, change, learning, time,.