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Alain de Botton Quotes: Importance of the random: keep brushing up against people, books, experiences we don't yet know what to do with.
         

Importance of the random: keep brushing up against people, books, experiences we don't yet know what to do with.


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Never too late to learn some embarrassingly basic, stupidly obvious things about oneself.

Never too late to learn some embarrassingly basic, stupidly obvious things about oneself.



The feeling one has no time to get anything done provides the pressure that guarantees one does get some things done.

The feeling one has no time to get anything done provides the pressure that guarantees one does get some things done.



Forgiveness requires a sense that bad behaviour is a sign of suffering rather than malice.

Forgiveness requires a sense that bad behaviour is a sign of suffering rather than malice.



The rich believe that their money will insulate them from setbacks and frustrations, and that's one of the absurdist expectations of all.

The rich believe that their money will insulate them from setbacks and frustrations, and that's one of the absurdist expectations of all.



Curiosity takes ignorance seriously, and is confident enough to admit when it does not know. It is aware of not knowing, and it sets out to do something about it

Curiosity takes ignorance seriously, and is confident enough to admit when it does not know. It is aware of not knowing, and it sets out to do something about it





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So far nothing in your life has interfered with your reasoning process.

So far nothing in your life has interfered with your reasoning process.




It’s hard not to empathize with the mayor’s anger, given the injustices he’d suffered, but righteous anger rarely leads to wise policy.

It’s hard not to empathize with the mayor’s anger, given the injustices he’d suffered, but righteous anger rarely leads to wise policy.




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The magic of fiction lies in deluding reason that it is fiction.

The magic of fiction lies in deluding reason that it is fiction.




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