“I want to sing like birds sing, not worrying who hears or what they think.” — Rumi
“After all, no one is stupid enough to prefer war to peace; in peace sons bury their fathers and in war fathers bury their sons.” ~ Herodotus
Sadly, we never learn; and sadly, there are times when its warranted.
The ultimate paradox.
“You can’t talk to a man
When he don’t wanna understand” - Carole King
Also fits in the best lines thread.
“We learn from history that we do not learn from history.”
— Friedrich Hegel
“History Doesn’t Repeat Itself, but It Often Rhymes” –
— Mark Twain.
Indeed. A good friend is on his 5th marriage.
Oh, wow. One has been plenty for me.
I’m on number four but it has lasted 31 years. What can I say? I fell in love easily when I was young.
Falling in love is not a bad characteristic.
It looks like you got the last one right.
I think they call that lust.
Humans are antifragile; exposure to discomfort and uncertainty -physical, emotional and intellectual- is necessary.
Heather E. Heying
Oh no. I fell in lust way more than four times.
I found the one who would put up with my $#!t and didn’t let go.
“I vaguely remember my schooldays. They were what was going on in the background while I was trying to listen to the Beatles.” - Douglas Adams
Extinction is the rule. Survival is the exception - Carl Sagan
“I’ve learned one thing, and that’s to quit worrying about stupid things.” - Tom Petty
Too bad he didn’t stop DOING stupid things.
What a premature loss…I miss the man and the new music that might have been.