Monday, September 28, 2015

Thoughts for Mental Framing

A septillion thautons have coalesced into a crystalline scaffolding of letters and words before me upon my desk. What forms and patterns, pray, do they align themselves? Only the following …

‘Unfree will’ is mythology: in real life it is only a question of strong and weak wills.

   - Friedrich Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil, section 21

Few are made for independence – it is a privilege of the strong.

   - ibid., section 29

… we must discipline ourselves in the winter for the summer campaign, and not rashly run upon that which does not concern us.

   - Epictetus, Discourses, Book 1 Chapter 2

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