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Thursday, April 11, 2024

Only the ephemeral is of lasting value.

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Eugène Ionesco

Perhaps the moments we cherish most in life, suggests avant-garde playwright Eugène Ionesco, are the ones that only last a short while. With this quote, Ionesco argues that scarcity increases value, and those temporal wonders we experience — a perfect snowflake melting on our fingertip, or the last ring of laughter at the end of a dinner party — become the memories we delight in forever.

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