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  • Matthieu shared from The Antidote: Happiness For People Who Can't Stand Positive Thinking by Oliver Burkeman
    when you reassure your friend that the worst-case scenario he fears probably won’t occur, you inadvertently reinforce his belief that it would be catastrophic if it did.
    Note: I really liked the wisdom of this book
  • Matthieu shared from The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton
    He spoke as a disappointed man, for whom perfection existed only as something remembered—and then regretted, because it was lost.
    Note: Perfection
  • Matthieu shared from The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton
    He had, in short, an appearance that betrayed very little about his own character, and an appearance that others were immediately inclined to trust.
    Note: cela commence bien ce roman
  • Matthieu shared from Brown Dog: Novellas by Jim Harrison
    He idly wondered why when people met him the low-wage lightbulb lit up in their heads. A teacher once told him that he wasn’t “presidential material.”
    Note: presidential
  • Matthieu shared from Unfinished Empire: The Global Expansion of Britain by John Darwin
    Note: chapter 9 "Converts and Culture" is so far the best one.
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Matthieu Guyonnet-Duluc