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Alain de Botton success

Alain de Botton | success

I passionately believe that’s it’s not just what you say that counts, it’s also how you say it – that the success of your argument critically depends on your manner of presenting it.

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Alain de Botton society

Alain de Botton | society

I’m also interested in the modern suggestion that you can have a combination of love and sex in a marriage – which no previous society has ever believed.

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Alain de Botton | respect

We may seek a fortune for no greater reason than to secure the respect and attention of people who would otherwise look straight through us.

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Alain de Botton marriage

Alain de Botton | marriage

What is fascinating about marriage is why anyone wants to get married.

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Alain de Botton marriage

Alain de Botton | marriage

I’m also interested in the modern suggestion that you can have a combination of love and sex in a marriage – which no previous society has ever believed.

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Alain de Botton Status Anxiety

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Far from rejecting outright any hierarchy of success or failure, philosophy instead reconfigures the judging process, lending legitimacy to theidea that themainstream value system may unfairly consign some people to disgrace and others to respectability.

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One rarely falls in love without being as much attracted to what is interestingly wrong with someone as what is objectively healthy.

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Alain de Botton The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work

Quote from Alain de Botton, The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work

However powerful our technology and complex our corporations, the most remarkable feature of the modern working world may in the end be internal, consisting in an aspect of our mentalities: in the widely held belief that our work should make us happy. All societies have had work at their centre; ours is the first to suggest that it could be something more than a punishment or a penance. Ours is the first to imply that we should seek to work even in the absence of a financial imperative.

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Alain de Botton Religion for Atheists: A Non-Believer's Guide to the Uses of Religion

Quote from Alain de Botton, Religion for Atheists: A Non-Believer’s Guide to the Uses of Religion

The most boring and unproductive question one can ask of any religion is whether or not it is true.

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Alain de Botton The Course of Love

Quote from Alain de Botton, The Course of Love

We don’t need to be constantly reasonable in order to have good relationships; all we need to have mastered is the occasional capacity to acknowledge with good grace that we may, in one or two areas, be somewhat insane.

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