No.9 – Branden

“The challenge for people today (and it is not an easy one), is to maintain high personal standards even while feeling that one is living in a moral sewer.” - Nathaniel Branden An upbringing by those that endeavoured a great deal for their achievements, is naturally preconceived to be inherited by the children. A mirage… Continue reading No.9 – Branden

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No.8 – Schopenhauer

"Man wolle nicht scheinen was man nicht ist."  ― Arthur Schopenhauer Every individual on this planet has thoughts that can never be verbalised. The unspoken shrouding of taboo or the risk of social suicide concomitant with spilling certain views. I encounter people that I would regard close and often find myself biting back what I… Continue reading No.8 – Schopenhauer

No.7 Nietzsche pt.2

“The thought of suicide is a great consolation: by means of it one gets through many a dark night.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche Nietzsche pt 1 Often progression is succeeded by rein station of the situation before. There's a significant difference between being suicidal in reality and the almost romanticised depiction in media (the virgin suicides… Continue reading No.7 Nietzsche pt.2

No.6

"Medicine is the restoration of discordant elements; sickness is the discord of the elements infused into the living body." -Leonardo da Vinci Whilst social pressures, work obligations and financial issues undoubtedly affect mental health, I've also discovered that in my case, deterioration of physical health places severe strains on the mind. Physically I've been through… Continue reading No.6

No.5

"That was our friendship: equal parts irritation and cooperation." - Ransom riggs I love our time, yet your actions make me doubt. I can tell it's somewhat mutual. It's funny when you really, truly discover what you mean to people. I know I'll eventually be replaced, we'll grow apart I assure you, it's in the… Continue reading No.5

No.4

"Et tu, Brute?"  - William Shakespeare Probably one of the most infamous quotes in literary history. Probably one of the most relevant (to date) too. I've lost the ability to immediately see the good in people. Completely fucking destroyed it, so much that I often catch my mind desperately trying to find the bad in… Continue reading No.4

NO. 3 Nietzsche

  "That which does not kill us makes us stronger." - Friedrich Nietzsche These words are infamous to the point of cliché (which is coincidentally recurrent in these entries haha). Invariably this quote has been uttered in some shape or form in the midst of a "motivational speech" or quite frankly a half assed attempt at appeasing… Continue reading NO. 3 Nietzsche