Inspiring quotes by Alain de Botton

Top 10 most inspiring quotes by Alain de Botton

  • Most of what makes a book ‘good’ is that we are reading it at the right moment for us.
  • The moment we cry in a film is not when things are sad but when they turn out to be more beautiful than we expected them to be.
  • One rarely falls in love without being as much attracted to what is interestingly wrong with someone as what is objectively healthy.
  • Intimacy is the capacity to be rather weird with someone – and finding that that’s ok with them.
  • We are all more intelligent than we are capable, and awareness of the insanity of love has never saved anyone from the disease.
  • It is in books, poems, paintings which often give us the confidence to take seriously feelings in ourselves that we might otherwise never have thought to acknowledge.
  • Not being understood may be taken as a sign that there is much in one to understand.
  • What we seek, at the deepest level, is inwardly to resemble, rather than physically to possess, the objects and places that touch us through their beauty.
  • It was no longer her absence that wounded me, but my growing indifference to it. Forgetting, however calming, was also a reminder of infidelity to what I had at one time held so dear.
  • Booksellers are the most valuable destination for the lonely, given the numbers of books written because authors couldn’t find anyone to talk to.

Alain de Botton, born on December 20, 1969, in Zurich, Switzerland, is a prominent contemporary philosopher, author, and entrepreneur. Educated at Cambridge University, where he studied history and philosophy, de Botton has become widely known for his ability to make complex philosophical ideas accessible to a broad audience. In 1997, he published his debut book, “Essays in Love,” which explored the intricacies of romantic relationships, setting the tone for his future work.

Founder of The School of Life, an organization dedicated to fostering emotional intelligence and well-being, de Botton has sought to bridge the gap between academic philosophy and the general public. His writing spans various genres, including fiction and non-fiction, covering topics such as love, architecture, travel, and status anxiety. Some of his notable works include “The Architecture of Happiness,” “Status Anxiety,” and “How Proust Can Change Your Life.”

Through his books, lectures, and media appearances, Alain de Botton has established himself as a leading voice in the realm of popular philosophy, encouraging thoughtful reflection on the human condition and offering insights into the challenges of modern life.

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