Riddle me this

Look at me reading way too deep into it. Silly chess brain.

And yes I agree. We get comfortable, then change of circumstances is thrust upon us, we resist, and then later wonder how we tolerated the previous circumstances.
I mean it was supposed to be a chair, but whatevs.
The more you give it, the more you should keep it.
I'm often heard, a verbatim word, but I make no sound if you haven't first.
I just bought fifty books for a total of $2.49, and can fit them all in my pocket at once. How is this possible?
I hadn't heard that one before, just a rare moment of clarity. Now back to my regularly scheduled jumble of mismatched, random thoughts.