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being barely alive, on your own terms is better than living a bloated half-life on someone else's terms

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"To be ill adjusted to a deranged world is not a breakdown." | Jeanette Winterson

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from Live Life Happy

There are times when it will go so wrong that you will barely be alive, and times when you realise that being barely alive, on your own terms, is better than living a bloated half-life on someone else’s terms.

I rather be miserable in my own terms than live with someone who makes me miserable . I create my own happiness!!

I have noticed that when all the lights are on, people tend to talk about what they are doing – their outer lives. Sitting round in candlelight or firelight, people start to talk about how they are feeling – their inner lives. They speak subjectively, they argue less, there are longer pauses. To sit alone without any electric light is curiously creative. I have my best ideas at dawn or at nightfall, but not if I switch on the lights – then I start thinking about projects, deadlines…

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Jeanette Winterson / quote / Insight <3

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Jeanette Winterson

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There is no discovery without risk and what you risk reveals what you value. - Jeanette Winterson #timeless #quotes

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the passion jeanette winterson quotes - Google Search

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