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Selected from Laura Moncur's Motivational Quotations - February 17, 2019
The solution is to gradually become free of societal rewards and learn how to substitute for them rewards that are under one's own powers. This is not to say that we should abandon every goal endorsed by society; rather, it means that, in addition to or instead of the goals others use to bribe us with, we develop a set of our own.
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Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience, 1990  
I don't know how to have casual conversation. You think you're talking about one thing, and either you are and it's incredibly boring, or you're not because it's subtext and you need a decoder ring.
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Sara B. Cooper, House M.D., Love Hurts, 2004  
Without freedom from the past, there is no freedom at all, because the mind is never new, fresh, innocent.
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Krishnamurti  
If you can't have faith in what is held up to you for faith, you must find things to believe in yourself, for a life without faith in something is too narrow a space to live.
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George E. Woodberry  

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