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#human existence

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Progress is measured by richness and intensity of experience - by a wider and deeper apprehension of the significance and scope of human existence.


Herbert Read


#deeper #existence #experience #human #human existence

My friends never talk to me about my poetry because they're embarrassed that I write it or they're embarrassed by what I write about which are not such extraordinarily terrifying things, but they are the state of human existence.


Peter Davison


#because #embarrassed #existence #extraordinarily #friends

How do you live with evil? Art is traditionally - certainly with my secular background - the answer, but art is very self-referential, whereas religion claims to go beyond the bounds of human existence.


Yann Martel


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The arts, as a reflection of human existence at its highest, have always and spontaneously lived up to this demand of plenitude. No mature style of art in any culture has ever been simple.


Rudolf Arnheim


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In this possibly terminal phase of human existence, democracy and freedom are more than just ideals to be valued - they may be essential to survival.


Noam Chomsky


#essential #existence #freedom #human #human existence

As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being.


Carl Jung


#being #darkness #discern #existence #far

You don't know what someone's going to walk away from a movie with, but you hope it's something positive, but if nothing, you want them most basically to be entertained and engaged. That's your job. But you also hope to give them something to chew on or maybe some insight into the human existence, you hope a little bit. Not to sound too lofty.


Melissa Rosenberg


#away #basically #bit #chew #engaged

I admit there's an element of brutality in all my work - it's part of the truth about human existence I always want to explore - but the last thing I'm trying to do is put on some kind of freak show, inviting people to get off on other people's pain and humiliation.


Todd Solondz


#admit #always #brutality #element #existence

Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.


Erich Fromm


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Without contraries is no progression. Attraction and repulsion, reason and energy, love and hate, are necessary to human existence.


William Blake


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