Quotes to feed your mind and soul

Published: 4 months ago

Impostors – Alain De Botton

“The fear of being an Impostor gets resolved not when we become deeply sure of our abilities but when recognise that we’re not unusual in doubting ourselves. It’s not that we stop being impostors but that we realise that everyone is – and that …

Published: 7 months ago

Relationship problems – Alain de Botton

“Most relationship problems condensed: someone is standing too close, someone is standing too far.” – Alain de Botton

Published: 11 months ago

No one – Alain De Botton

“No one is as strong as they seem – or as daunting as we fear.” – Alain De Botton

Published: 11 months ago

Self-criticism – Alain De Botton

“We have taken self-criticism too far when it no longer has any effect on our level of achievement, when it simply saps our morale and our will to get out of bed.” – Alain De Botton

Published: 1 year ago

The ideal lover – Alain de Botton

“The ideal lover: someone who corrects the biases of one’s own personality.” – Alain de Botton

Published: 2 years ago

Temptations – Alain de Botton

“We shouldn’t congratulate ourselves for resisting temptations we never felt in the first place.” – Alain de Botton

Published: 2 years ago

Regret – Alain de Botton

“Regret is the price we pay for choice.” – Alain de Botton

Published: 2 years ago

Bitterness – Alain de Botton

“Bitterness: anger that forgot where it came from.” – Alain de Botton

Published: 2 years ago

The internet – Alain de Botton

“The internet to this generation of writers as alcohol was to previous ones: anxiety suppressant, enemy of talent, challenge.” – Alain de Botton

Published: 2 years ago

Friction in couples – Alain de Botton

“Friction in couples much reduced with an a priori recognition that no one is ever just ‘mean’ or Not Nice. They are hurt. For reasons.” – Alain de Botton