We stay glued to our screens because we don't know what else to do.
The greatest distraction of our age is that we have made distraction normal.
Who to follow on twitter: @BestOfTwtr
Twitter often diminishes our ability to think deeply and protractedly about life's most complex and important issues.
Men who brag about their wealth are probably more insecure than happy.
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What is life without rhythm? Chaos.
Funniest accounts on twitter: @thejohnminardi
We forfeit three-quarters of ourselves in order to be like other people. Schopenhauer
"My favorite thing to do, I have never done" said the virgin.
In today's technologically gorged culture, it requires strength to rest.
Truth = correspondence to that which is.
Thanks everyone. Thanks for your questions; they were great. I'm off to bed. I'll do it again sometime. Sleep well.
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If you haven't stared at the stars lately, you have been doing something wrong.
Bertrand Russell is now on twitter! @BRussellTwtr
I highly recommend following @KierkegaardTwtr
Take risks, lest you breathe without life.
Guilt cannot sustain motivation.
It is not the truth that people cannot handle. It is the consequences that stem from that truth. J.K. Miller
For greed, the entire world is too little. Seneca
We first raise a dust, and then complain we cannot see. George Berkeley
To seek the highest good is to live well. Augustine
Only moderns measure life by time.
Easy personal change is probably not change.
No star is as wondrous as justice. Euripides
Know not to revere human things too much. Aeschylus
Those who can out-argue others are likely to have blind spots where they think they see clearest.
Americans are living longer, and sicker.
A man should look for what is, and not for what he thinks should be. Einstein
No one really knows anyone just by their tweets.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful. Samuel Johnson
What can be shown, should not be said. Wittgenstein
A man who does good, but does not enjoy doing good, is not a good man. Aristotle
Just as one bird does not make a flock, nor one day a season, so one action or a short time cannot make us happy. Aristotle
We must destroy even what is close to us if that is the way to preserve truth. Aristotle
It is amazing what people can neglect in order to tweet.
All cruelty springs from weakness. Seneca
A habit is a terrible power, for good or otherwise.
You cannot legislate virtue. It is not the law that makes men good.
Youth is easily deceived because it is quick to hope. Aristotle
I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better. Plutarch
An interesting article about the role of doubt in belief: Faith and Doubt: A Skeptic's Journey ow.ly/fEmYg
Pick your path by where it ends.
A man of courage is also full of faith. Cicero
Twitter assumes people listen. Many don't.
All castles made of sand fall into the sea, eventually. Jimi Hendrix
It is the great wonder of men that among so many billions of faces there are none alike. Thomas Browne