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It is the familiar that usuall...

It is the familiar that usually eludes us in life. What is before our nose is what we see last.

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From what deep springs of char...

From what deep springs of character our personal philosophies issue, we cannot be sure. In philosophers themselves we seem always able to notice some deep internal correspondence between the man and his philosophy. Are our philosophies, then, merely the inevitable outcome of the body of fate and personal circumstance that is thrust upon each of us? Or are these beliefs the means by which we freely create ourselves as the persons we become? Here, at the very outset, the question of freedom already hovers in the backgrou

William Barrett 12 quotes

The bond that attaches us to t...

The bond that attaches us to the life outside ourselves is the same bond that holds us to our own life.

William Barrett 12 quotes

We must be free for the truth;...

We must be free for the truth; and conversely, to be able to be open toward the truth may be our deepest freedom as human creatures.

William Barrett 12 quotes

Hunger is not the worst featur...

Hunger is not the worst feature of unemployment; idleness is.

William Barrett 12 quotes

Since the Greeks, Western man ...

Since the Greeks, Western man has believed that Being, all Being, is intelligible, that there is a reason for everythingand that the cosmos is, finally, intelligible. The Oriental, on the other hand, has accepted his existence within a universe that would appear to be meaningless, to the rational Western mind, and has lived with this meaninglessness. Hence the artistic form that seems natural to the Oriental is one that is just as formless or formal, as irrational, as life itself.

William Barrett 12 quotes

To discover one's own spiritua...

To discover one's own spiritual poverty is to achieve a positive conquest by the spirit.

William Barrett 12 quotes

We exist within the question o...

We exist within the question of God.

William Barrett 12 quotes

The philosopher cannot serious...

The philosopher cannot seriously put to himself questions that his civilization has not lived.

William Barrett 12 quotes

Modern Existentialism... is a ...

Modern Existentialism... is a total European creation, perhaps the last philosophic legacy of Europe to America or whatever other civilization is now on its way to supplant Europe.

William Barrett 12 quotes

Anxiety is not fear, being afr...

Anxiety is not fear, being afraid of this or that definite object, but the uncanny feeling of being afraid of nothing at all. It is precisely Nothingness that makes itself present and felt as the object of our dread.

William Barrett 12 quotes

Much like tobacco companies wa...

Much like tobacco companies want to keep smokers dependent on their deadly product, the oil industry wants to keep California dependent on oil Ђ“ an expensive, dirty and limited resource that damages health.

William Barrett 12 quotes

Американская боксерша Лейла Али в 1999 г. и Софи Лорен на съемках фильма "Мадам Сан-Жен", 1961 год

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Софи Лорен на съемках фильма "Мадам Сан-Жен", 1961 год. Американская боксерша Лейла Али в 1999 г. Брэд Питт и его дeвушка Тэнди Ньютон, 1994 г. Благодаря Марлен Дитрих в гардеробе женщины появилась б...

Молодой Донaльд Tpaмп и его жена Ивана в Студии 54, Нью-Йopк, 1982 г. и Синди Кроуфорд, 1990-е

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Молодой Донaльд Tpaмп и его жена Ивана в Студии 54, Нью-Йopк, 1982 г. Пола Лэйн — английская актриса. В 2008 году Пола дебютировала на телевидении, в роли Джеральдин из сериала Сердцебиение....

Билли и Бенни МакКрари — самые тяжелые близнецы в мире и Даниэль Николь Панабэйкер — американская актриса

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Даниэль Николь Панабэйкер — американская актриса. Наиболее известна по роли Кейтлин Сноу / Убийца Мороз в сериале «Флэш». Билли и Бенни МакКрари — самые тяжелые близнецы в мире. Их вес составлял 336 ...

Coфи Лopeн в 1966 году и Наталья Щукина, Эльдар Рязанов и Марина Неелова на съёмках кинокартины «Дорогая Елена Сергеевна». СССР. 1987 г.

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Coфи Лopeн в 1966 году. Наталья Щукина, Эльдар Рязанов и Марина Неелова на съёмках кинокартины «Дорогая Елена Сергеевна». СССР. 1987 г. Даниэль Николь Панабэйкер — американская актриса. Наиболее извес...

Анушка Шарма — индийская актриса и фотомодель, 2010-ые и Том Круз и Николь Кидман, 1990-е

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Анушка Шарма — индийская актриса и фотомодель, 2010-ые. Маленькая девочка возвращается с прогулки со своим домашним аллигатором. Калифорния, 1960 год. Строительство Атомиума в Брюсселе к Всемирной выс...