Advice

719 – “Life ought to be a struggle of desire towards adventures whose nobility will fertilise the soul and lead to the conception of new, glorious things.”

–Rebecca West

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717 – “On ne voit bien qu’avec le cœur. L’essentiel est invisible pour les yeux.”

“It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.”

– The Fox in Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s novella The Little Prince

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686 – “To love somebody is not just a feeling—it is a decision, it is a judgment, it is a promise. If love were only a feeling, there would be no basis for the promise to love each other forever. A feeling comes and it may go. How can I judge that it will stay forever, when my act does not involve judgment and decision.”

–Erich Fromm
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