Weitere Gedanken, die uns gefallen (thanks for the wonderful collection, www.brainpickings.org!):
Suppose you had the revolution you are talking and dreaming about. Suppose your side had won, and you had the kind of society that you wanted. How would you live, you personally, in that society? Start living that way now!
Paul Goodman in Drawing the Line: Political Essays
In the depths of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
Albert Camus in Lyrical and Critical Essays
What is the meaning of life? That was all – a simple question; one that tended to close in on one with years. The great revelation had never come. The great revelation perhaps never did come. Instead there were little daily miracles, illuminations, matches struck unexpectedly in the dark; here was one. This, that, and the other.
Virginia Woolf in To the Lighthouse, published on May 5, 1927.
A self that goes on changing is a self that goes on living.
Virginia Woolf (January 25, 1882–March 28, 1941) in The Death of the Moth and Other Essays