Ah yes, the flâneur. The connoisseur of the street. He began as a literary figure and thanks to many commentators over the years, has evolved into a practical life philosophy. Here are some quotes and words related to the concept of the flâneur and his (or her) pastime, flânerie. [toc] Flâneur Quote from Edgar Allen Poe I felt singularly aroused, startled, fascinated. “How wild a history,” I said to myself, “is written within that bosom!” Then
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Quotes About Finding Yourself & Self Discovery “One’s own self is well hidden from one’s own self; of all mines of treasure, one’s own is the last to be dug up.” Friedrich Nietzsche “Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.” Carl Jung “Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” Aristotle “Know, first, who you are, and then adorn
“It is easy in the world to live after the world’s opinion; it is easy in solitude to live after our own; but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude.” Ralph Waldo Emerson “The best thinking has been done in solitude.” Thomas A. Edison “The happiest of all lives is a busy solitude.” Voltaire “Solitary trees, if they grow at all,
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Quotes About Idleness Being Positive “Idleness is not doing nothing. Idleness is being free to do anything.” Floyd Dell “Idleness is the parent of psychology.” Friedrich Nietzsche “Idleness is the beginning of all vice, the crown of all virtues.” Franz Kafka “What fools call wasting time is most often the best investment.” Nassim Taleb “The exquisite art of idleness, one of the most important things that any University can teach.” Oscar Wilde “Idleness is
“Options, any options, by allowing you more upside than downside, are vectors of antifragility. If you “have optionality,” you don’t have much need for what is commonly called intelligence, knowledge, insight, skills, and these complicated things that take place in our brain cells. For you don’t have to be right that often. All you need is the wisdom to not do unintelligent things to hurt yourself (some acts of omission) and recognize favorable outcomes