Words and Quotes
Alain de Botton
10 Feb 1890 // 30 May 1960
Poet / Writer
Literature is the art of discovering something extraordinary about ordinary people, and saying with ordinary words something extraordinary.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
"For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind."
"Our destiny exercises its influence over us even when, as yet, we have not learned its nature: it is our future that lays down the law of our today."
Human, All Too Human
"A crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love."
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