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preoccupation Quotes

Six of the best book quotes about preoccupation
  1. #1
    “I believe anyone with a preoccupation with the next world pretty clearly signals an inability to cope credibly with this one.”
  2. #2
    “Upon the king! Let us our lives, our souls, our
    debts, our careful wives, our children, and our sins
    lay on the King!
    We must bear all. O hard condition,
    Twin-born with greatness, subject to the breath
    Of every fool, whose sense no more can feel
    But his own wringing.”
  3. #3
    “Our worst fault is our preoccupation with the faults of others.”
  4. #4
    “You need to hear the truth about yourself as frequently as possible, because your mind is so preoccupied with false self-images.”
  5. #5
    “I have spent weeks in the desert, forgetting to look at the moon, he says, as a married man may spend days never looking into the face of his wife. These are not sins of omission but signs of preoccupation.”
  6. #6
    “In other words, wabi-sabi tells us to stop our preoccupation with success--wealth, status, power, and luxury--and enjoy the unencumbered life.”