Factober

A clear cold morning with high wind: we caught in a trap a large gray wolf, and last night obtained in the same way a fox who had for some time infested the neighbourhood of the fort.

Posted 3 months ago

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Everybody told me this 'girl on the piano' thing was never going to work.

Everybody told me this 'girl on the piano' thing was never going to work.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Death does not wait for you to be ready.

Death does not wait for you to be ready.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

I’ and ‘my’ are two separate tracks. They never unite. One may say, ‘this i

I’ and ‘my’ are two separate tracks. They never unite. One may say, ‘this is my wife, we both are one [united]’. But we can’t say they are ‘one’, can we? Both the ‘I’ are indeed separate, aren’t they?
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

The real actor - like any real artistj- has a direct line to the collective

The real actor - like any real artistj- has a direct line to the collective heart.
Posted 3 months ago

It's not anti-Catholic to question, nor is it anti-Catholic to be honest ab

It's not anti-Catholic to question, nor is it anti-Catholic to be honest about the previous shortcomings of the church, because that is the only way we can ensure its strength and dignity moving forward. It is, however, very Catholic to forgive each other
Posted 3 months ago

A writer doesn’t solve problems. He allows them to emerge.

A writer doesn’t solve problems. He allows them to emerge.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

I have learned that if you must leave a place that you have lived in and lo

I have learned that if you must leave a place that you have lived in and loved and where all your yesteryears are buried deep, leave it any way except a slow way, leave it the fastest way you can. Never turn back and never believe that an hour you remembe
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The author called us to re-examine assumptions bequeathed to us from Greece

The author called us to re-examine assumptions bequeathed to us from Greece and Rome. Just as a bridge built by the Roman Empire might have held up tolerably for centuries under foot traffic but crumble under the weight of a modern truck, the author cauti
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It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.

It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
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Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, y

Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can't practice any other virtue consistently.
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Stagnation is self-abdication.

Stagnation is self-abdication.
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You know you’re successful when your wants and needs are in harmony with yo

You know you’re successful when your wants and needs are in harmony with your current situation.
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