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my name is axel marazzi and i eat words for breakfast.

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“Everything must be made as simple as possible. But not simpler.”

– Albert Einstein

“It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog.”

– Mark Twain

“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.”

– Pablo Picasso

“The beginning of love is the will to let those we love be perfectly themselves, the resolution not to twist them to fit our own image. If in loving them we do not love what they are, but only their potential likeness to ourselves, then we do not love them: we only love the reflection of ourselves we find in them.”

– Thomas Merton, No Man Is an Island

“Then I realize what it is. It’s him. Something about him makes me feel like I am about to fall. Or turn to liquid. Or burst into flames.”

– Veronica Roth, Divergent

“When we don’t know who to hate, we hate ourselves.”

– Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters

“A book must be the axe for the frozen sea within us.”

– Franz Kafka

“Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God.”

– Corrie ten Boom

“Let me live, love and say it well in good sentences.”

– Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar

“When I’m good, I’m very good, but when I’m bad, I’m better.”

– Mae West