All significant truths are private truths. As they become public they cease to become truths, they become facts or at best part of the public character, or at worst catchwords.

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Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.

Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.

The journey not the arrival matters.

The journey, not the arrival, matters.

So the darkness shall be the light and the stillness the dancing.

So the darkness shall be the light and the stillness the dancing.

A toothache or a violent passion is not necessarily diminished by our knowledge of its causes its c

A toothache or a violent passion is not necessarily diminished by our knowledge of its causes, its character, its importance, or insignificance.

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