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

qotd: live

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To live in preparation of adversity and finding ways to preserve your core values—this is what it means to learn ‘how to live.’

—Qiu Miaojin, Last Words from Montmartre