you’ve become the victim of bleak immoderation.
who never placed more than their armchair in the tides of history.
"There is nothing wrong with thinking concretely and practically about how we can free ourselves from social institutions that place such confining limits on the kind of society we are able to have. Because of one thing we can be certain: the present system will either be replaced or it will go on forever."
"Scenarios for the future must never be thought of as final, or even irreversible; rather than regard them as blueprints for some future destination, it would be better to see them simply as maps sketching possible routes out of a maze. Once we exit the labyrinth, it’s up to us to decide what to do next."
"The first glass is as gentle as life,
the second glass is as strong as love,
the third glass is as bitter as death."
Algerian proverb about mint tea——-
Le premier verre est aussi doux que la vie,
le deuxième est aussi fort que l’amour,
le troisième est aussi amer que la mort
"In the depths of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer."