There was something almost mysterious about this woman. Her face had lots of wrinkles. These were the first things to catch your eye, but they didn’t make her look old. Instead, they emphasized a certain youthfulness in her that transcended age. The wrinkles belonged where they were, as if they had been part of her […]
A man can be himself only so long as he is alone; and if he does not love solitude, he will not love freedom; for it is only when he is alone that he is really free. ~ A. Schopenhauer There are supposedly two main characteristics that have helped us stand out in our evolutionary […]
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For the first time in history, great numbers of people – at all ages in all places, of every political persuasion – have begun settling down as singletons. ~ Eric Klinenberg It was the Greek poet Theocritus who declared that “man will ever stand in need of man”, and the great Roman emperor and Stoic […]
Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. ~ Mark Twain (The Inocents Abroad) I love to armchair travel. For those not entirely sure what this phrase means, it refers to the practice of sitting down, and letting your mind travel into wonderful and […]