We did it, guys! We officially hit 10 posts on the blog (minus the intro article).
A big thank you to all the followers here as well as on Facebook. And a big thank you for the lovely comments you’ve been leaving on both platforms. Has been motivating and encouraging for me.
To celebrate this occasion, I’ve compiled a list of 5 quotes by philosophers and writers you might find helpful. Feel free to leave suggestions for future topics in the comments or Contact Form.
“In practical life we are compelled to follow what is most probable ; in speculative thought we are compelled to follow truth.”
~ Baruch Spinoza [Letter 60 (56) to Hugo Boxel]
“The course of true love never did run smooth.”
~ William Shakespeare (From ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’)
“Easy writing makes hard reading.”
~ Ernest Hemingway (As quoted in ‘Paris Was Our Mistress’ by Samuel Putnam)
“When a subject is highly controversial — and any question about sex is that — one cannot hope to tell the truth. One can only show how one came to hold whatever opinion one does hold. One can only give one’s audience the chance of drawing their own conclusions as they observe the limitations, the prejudices, the idiosyncrasies of the speaker.”
~ Virginia Woolf (from ‘A Room of One’s Own’)
“No one should be discouraged, Theaetetus, who can make constant progress, even though it be slow.”
~ Plato (from his dialogue ‘Sophist’)
Hope these quotes help you out in some way. Keep following for more to come.
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