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And sometimes in life, I imagine, good things do happen. Most of the time, it's the opposite, obviously. But I don't think you should rule out the possibility that just occasionally chance might deal you a good card.
Memory is the only thing that binds you to earlier selves; for the rest, you become an entirely different being every decade or so, sloughing off the old persona, renewing and moving on.
My own diagnosis of my problem is a simpler one. It's that I share 50 per cent of my genome with a banana and 98 per cent with a chimpanzee. Banana's don't do psychological consistency. And the tiny part of us that's different- the special Homo sapiens bit- is faulty. It doesn't work. Sorry about that.
One of the hardest things about being alive is being with other people.
Our own choices might not be as good as those that are made for us.
The best thing is the combined effect of nicotine with alcohol, greater than the sum of the two parts.
The function of music is to liberate in the soul those feelings which normally we keep locked up in the heart.
This is how most people live: alive, but not conscious; conscious but not aware; aware, but intermittently.
We all operate on different levels of awareness. Half the time I don't know what I'm doing.
We're deaf men working as musicians; we play the music but we can't hear it.
You put your time where your priority is.
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