"Compassion hurts. When you feel connected to everything, you also feel responsible for everything. And you cannot turn away. Your destiny is bound with the destinies of others. You must either learn to carry the Universe or be crushed by it. You must grow strong enough to love the world, yet empty enough to sit down at the same table with its worst horrors."
"And then she told herself, “Stop being so weak. Grow up and get over it.” and then she never felt anything again."
Guinea Pigs are natural swimmers, but have to be introduced to the water slowly so they don’t panic
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