“It seems we cannot spontaneously feel important enough to ourselves, sufficiently worthy of carrying our absurd figure through the tangles of life, ¬†unless at some point … we were privileged enough to derive a sense of mattering limitlessly and inordinately to another person.”

—Alain de Botton, on the role of a parent’s unconditional love

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