“We are very good at preparing to live, but not very good at living. We know how to sacrifice ten years for a diploma, and we are willing to work very hard to get a job, a car, a house, and so on. But we have difficulty remembering that we are alive in the present moment, the only moment there is for us to be alive.”
Thich Nhat Hanh
“Do you know how much thinking and feeling I’ve done? It’s terrible. And nothing’s come of it.”
Platonov, Andrei. Happy Moscow.
“September 22. Nothing.”
Franz Kafka, Diaries 1914-1923
is “no” an emotion because i feel it