Arrr! See CONTENTS for links to the 125 chapters of The Monstaville Memoirs plus introductions, conclusions, postscripts and appendices. This treasure trove also includes a collection of articles offering further insights into the themes explored in the trilogy. Namely, managing suffering and conflict (dealing with hostile people if you are nervous, sensitive or shy) and learning not to react
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Sunday, 20 March 2016
Monstaville Quotes Extra #4
“Those who do not
weep, do not see.” - Victor Hugo, Les Misérables
“It is dangerous to
be concerned with what others think of you.” - Proverbs 29:25.
“I like living. I
have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with
sorrow; but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive
is a grand thing.” - Agatha Christie.
“For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of
happiness.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson.
"To harm another, is to harm
ones self." – Socrates.
"Love your brother like your
soul, guard him like the pupil of your eye." – Jesus (The Gospel of Thomas).
”A person often meets his destiny on the road he took to
avoid it.” - Jean de La Fontaine, Fables.
"No matter how formidable the obstacles, passion, courage
and imagination can prevail." -
Sea Shepherd Founder, Captain Paul Watson.
“We think sometimes that poverty is only being hungry, naked
and homeless. The poverty of being unwanted, unloved and uncared for is the
greatest poverty. We must start in our own homes to remedy this kind of
poverty.” – Mother Theresa.
"A broken friendship, like a
broken cup, can be mended but it will never be perfect again." — Anon.
"Some people think to be strong is to never feel pain.
In reality, it’s the strongest people who feel it, understand it, and accept
it." – Unknown.
"Silence is the best reply to a fool." - Imam Ali.
"Some years ago I was struck by the large number of falsehoods that I had accepted as true in my childhood, and by the highly doubtful nature of the whole edifice that I had subsequently based on them. I realised that it was necessary, once in the course of my life, to demolish everything completely and start again right from the foundations if I wanted to establish anything at all in the sciences that was stable and likely to last." - René
Descartes (Meditations on First
“… and later lo and
behold it turned out to be Goethe who wrote a book about how foolish it was to
be born and scores of German youths committed suicide after reading it and when
I tried to read it to see whether I would feel like committing suicide I couldn’t
get interested so here I am alive and in circulation.” – Carl Sandburg to
Thomas Hornsby Ferril, 22 May 1951.