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Possessed By Emotion, Paralyzed By Thought by Nate Becker


Thought


Regret


Isolation vs. Solitude


“Thoughts are the shadows of our feelings - always darker, emptier, and simpler.” - Nietzsche


“I want to stand as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see all the kinds of things you can’t see from the center.” - Vonnegut


“In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves. The process never ends until we die. And the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility.� - Eleanor Roosevelt


“One isn’t necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can’t be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.” - Angelou


“The Beautiful, is what is well formed and aesthetically pleasing, whereas the Sublime is what has the power to compel and destroy us.� - Burke


Anticipation


“The dark side of the moon gets no sunlight. We do not have the choice to separate. Breathe the exhaust and see the patterns. We grab the rungs and sit on the edge of our seats waiting.� - Becker


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