Factober

A theme in a lot of my books - and in my own life - is making choices that you feel you should make, or what society wants you to make, as opposed to what is truly right for you.

Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

In a struggle against a revolutionary idea it is only possible to use ideol

In a struggle against a revolutionary idea it is only possible to use ideological elements which are a thousand times more radical, or adopt principles which represent a total reaction against them.
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Pain was simply an inevitability of living, and I had to learn how to trust

Pain was simply an inevitability of living, and I had to learn how to trust him with his own, as I trusted him with mine.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Character in decay is the theme of the great bulk of superior fiction.

Character in decay is the theme of the great bulk of superior fiction.
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They wanted to help me with my pain.

They wanted to help me with my pain.
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Perhaps then one reason why we have no great poet, novelist or critic writi

Perhaps then one reason why we have no great poet, novelist or critic writing today is that we refuse to allow words their liberty. We pin them down to one meaning, their useful meaning: the meaning which makes us catch the train, the meaning which makes
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Nostalgia is a file that removes the rough edges from the good old days.

Nostalgia is a file that removes the rough edges from the good old days.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Tell me about yourself - your struggles, your dreams, your telephone number

Tell me about yourself - your struggles, your dreams, your telephone number.
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To think at all requires a purpose, no matter how vague. The best thinking,

To think at all requires a purpose, no matter how vague. The best thinking, however, requires a definite purpose, and the more definite this purpose the more definite will be our thinking. Therefore in taking up any special line of thought, we must first
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Art does not reproduce the visible; rather, it makes visible.

Art does not reproduce the visible; rather, it makes visible.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Separate yourself from the lies and illusions which are not you.

Separate yourself from the lies and illusions which are not you.
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If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door and open it, stop waiting around

If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door and open it, stop waiting around for someone to give it to you
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I think therefore I am.

I think therefore I am.
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