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A leader is one who, out of madness or goodness, volunteers to take upon himself the woe of the people. There are few men so foolish, hence the erratic quality of leadership in the world.

Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

The only wand you'll ever need is a better-feeling thought.

The only wand you'll ever need is a better-feeling thought.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

When traveling in rural Africa, it's important to not actually *go* to a ho

When traveling in rural Africa, it's important to not actually *go* to a hospital until the patient is on the brink of expiration, otherwise things are apt to get worse.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

I look at my father. He is one of my heroes. He is such an incredible, clas

I look at my father. He is one of my heroes. He is such an incredible, classy man. He was such a great father and such a great husband in so many ways, and we lived through some pretty tough times losing my mom. When I see all that he did, I think, 'Wow,
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

When has been disappointed for so long, hope becomes the enemy. One cannot

When has been disappointed for so long, hope becomes the enemy. One cannot be dashed to the earth unless one is lifted first, and I learned to avoid hope.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Poetry lies its way to the truth.

Poetry lies its way to the truth.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Spending time outdoors makes you feel great.

Spending time outdoors makes you feel great.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Plainly it isn't an exact science, despite it being a complex interaction o

Plainly it isn't an exact science, despite it being a complex interaction of micro-decisions and corresponding thought; perhaps it doesn't always work and we pass by some potential soulmates like the proverbial ships in the night, never quite connecting.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

You can never know enough about your characters

You can never know enough about your characters
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

You can't give her that!' she screamed. 'It's not safe!'IT'S A SWORD, said

You can't give her that!' she screamed. 'It's not safe!'IT'S A SWORD, said the Hogfather. THEY'RE NOT MEANT TO BE SAFE.'She's a child!' shouted Crumley.IT'S EDUCATIONAL.'What if she cuts herself?'THAT WILL BE AN IMPORTANT LESSON.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

...he fed his insides before they fed on him.

...he fed his insides before they fed on him.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

He disliked contradiction, and still more, arguments that were continually

He disliked contradiction, and still more, arguments that were continually skipping from one thing to another, introducing new and disconnected points, so that there was no knowing to which to reply.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Sadly, I put my dreams to bed long before they ever had the chance to get t

Sadly, I put my dreams to bed long before they ever had the chance to get tired.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago