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Unhappiness: Thomas Carlyle

Man’s unhappiness, as I construe, comes of his greatness; it is because there is an infinite in him, which with all his cunning, he cannot quite bury under the Finite. Thomas Carlyle 1795-1881 The image is a portrait of Carlyle … Continue reading

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Joys And Sorrows: Kahlil Gibran

We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them. The deeper that sorrow carves into your being the more joy you can contain. Is not the cup that holds your wine the very cup that was burned in … Continue reading

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