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to live is to suffer.
to survive is to find meaning in the suffering.
hold me down, baby.

... seek and you shall find ...
... look inside and you will know ...
... where you're coming from ...
... and where you gotta go ...
                    DMX - "coming from"

We cannot be more sensitive to pleasure without being more sensitive to pain.
                                                                                            - Alan Watts
He who cannot obey himself will be commanded by others.
                                                                                            - Friedrich Nietzsche
The mystery of life is not a problem to be solved, it is a reality to be lived.
                                                                                            - Van Der Leeuwarden
Don't listen to what "they" say.  Go see.
                                                                                            - Chinese Proverb
The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.
                                                                                            - Confucius
Live as you will have wished to have lived when you are dying.
                        - Christian Gellert

... poetry
(warning:  explicit content)