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Your purpose when driving is not to arrive at your destination safely or quickly. Your purpose when driving is... to impress your personality on the road.
The personality susceptible to the dream of limitless freedom is a personality also prone, should the dream ever sour, to misanthropy and rage.

This wasn't the person he'd thought he was, or would have chosen to be if he'd been free to choose, but there was something comforting and liberating about being an actual definite someone, rather than a collection of contradictory potential someones.

There�s the imperative to keep secrets, and the imperative to have them known. How do you know that you�re a person, distinct from other people? By keeping certain things to yourself.

Without privacy there was no point in being an individual.

The Corrections
No matter what happens, always be yourself.

How to Stop Worrying and Start Living
Look, I've got more personalities than I can use already. All you are is one too many.

Operation Shylock: A Confession
There are no reasons. She is obliged to be as she is. We all are. Reasons are in books.

American Pastoral
You have no doubt guessed long since that the conquest of time and the escape from reality, or however else it may be that you choose to describe your longing, means simply the wish to be relieved of your so-called personality. That is the prison where you lie.

Ah, it's my longing for whom I might have been that distracts and torments me!

The Book of Disquiet
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On Anger: "For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind."
On Destiny: "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
On Friendship: "A crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love."