qotd: fear

fullsizeoutput_32f4We have nothing left to fear but insincerity.

—Qiu Miaojin, Last Words From Montmartre

qotd: loyalty

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Loyalty is not a passive, negative guardianship of the gate . . . It is an active, determined desire that demands total self-awareness and deliberate engagement.

—Qiu Miaojin, Last Words from Montmartre