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The insight, once caught, and however briefly, will leave behind a calm discontent with the triviality of ordinary life, a lucid recognition of its pathetic futility and emptiness, as well as a calm dissatisfaction with the man himself.

-- Notebooks Category 22: Inspiration and the Overself > Chapter 7: After the Glimpse > # 74

-- Perspectives > Chapter 22: Inspiration and the Overself > # 82

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