Yukitaka Yamaguchi

If you love it,
you’ll teach yourself.
If you don’t love it,
others teach you.

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All I can say…

is that my life is pretty plain
and I don’t understand
why I sleep all day
all I can do
is read a book to stay awake
and it rips my life away
but it’s a great escape
it’s not sane
all I can say
is that my life is pretty plain

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Soma

“..there is always soma, delicious soma, half a gramme for a half-holiday, a gramme for a week-end, two grammes for a trip to the gorgeous East, three for a dark eternity on the moon…”

Or… as they say today:

“A soma a day keeps the doctor away.”

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Walden

“As if you could kill time without injuring eternity.”

“Public opinion is a weak tyrant compared with our own private opinion. What a man thinks of himself, that it is which determines, or rather indicates, his fate.”

“Most men, even in this comparatively free country, through mere ignorance and mistake, are so occupied with the factitious cares and superfluously coarse labors of life that its finer fruits cannot be plucked by them. Their fingers, from excessive toil, are too clumsy and tremble too much for that.”

“But men labor under a mistake. The better part of the man is soon plowed into the soil for compost. By a seeming fate, commonly called necessity, they are employed, as it says in an old book, laying up treasures which moth and rust will corrupt and thieves break through and steal. It is a fool’s life, as they will find when they get to the end of it, if not before.”

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