Daniel Chechick Quotes



Best 7 Quotes by Daniel Chechick

“No one would have noticed if you had not been born.”

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“Because this truth must be told. After all, in our infancy, we depend on others who imprint our minds with their values, desires and purposes. Thus, one is brought up to fully resign to the will of others, since every defiance is a sin, which, eventually, will be harshly punished by all kinds of gods and demons. It is at this early stage already that you discover human finiteness-in the most terrible way!”

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“Every one of us lives through an endless inner fight, unnoticed even by one's closest circle.”

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“I guess you, intellectuals and philosophically oriented chose, either intentionally or unintentionally, to live another life, perceiving suffering as an intellectual pleasure, and thought as superior to splendid folly. I suppose you made the wrong choice.”

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“Or, maybe we only perceive other people's relation to ourselves?”

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“To what extent are you the captain of your own ship of life?”

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“We, the outside observers, pass judgment on our fellow-humans despite our total ignorance of their lives, waiving the rules of elementary decency. We base our judgment on trifle details, unaware of how terribly little of the Big Picture we see. Our view of the lives of others is distorted, because we examine them through a telescope aimed at a single, accidental, usually insignificant spot, thus disregarding the entire world outside the lens.”

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“Of all the media of expression employed by man (and let us never forget that they are many) none are so unstable, none so quick to change their meaning, as words. Even sculpture, architecture, painting, in their noblest works, speak differently under different conditions; but these arts are relatively immortal compared with speech.”


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