Factober

After all, I was dressed in linen and so retained a certain capacity for nonchalance.

Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Follow @factober on Social Media

Discover your own style. Don't try to repeat what has already been written

Discover your own style. Don't try to repeat what has already been written - have the courage to do your own thing and don't be afraid to do something different.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Everybody has a vocation to some form of life-work. However, behind that ca

Everybody has a vocation to some form of life-work. However, behind that call (and deeper than any call), everybody has a vocation to be a person to be fully and deeply human in Christ Jesus.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Organizations for writers palliate the writer's loneliness, but I doubt if

Organizations for writers palliate the writer's loneliness, but I doubt if they improve his writing.... For he does his work alone and if he is a good enough writer he must face eternity, or the lack of it, each day.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

It's poor judgment', said Grandpa 'to call anything by a name. We don't kno

It's poor judgment', said Grandpa 'to call anything by a name. We don't know what a hobgoblin or a vampire or a troll is. Could be lots of things. You can't heave them into categories with labels and say they'll act one way or another. That'd be silly. Th
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

The greatest ideas are best conceive when we take time to relax.

The greatest ideas are best conceive when we take time to relax.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Great companies start because the founders want to change the world... not

Great companies start because the founders want to change the world... not make a fast buck.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Identity is theft, don’t trust anyone whose state vector hasn’t forked for

Identity is theft, don’t trust anyone whose state vector hasn’t forked for more than a gigasecond, change is the only constant, et bloody cetera.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

The tears are falling freely now, and I don't care if he sees them. They're

The tears are falling freely now, and I don't care if he sees them. They're tears of relief for my nephew, worry for my grandfather and my brother, and shame for my mistake. I figure I earned them.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

When nothing is at stake, everything's a waste.

When nothing is at stake, everything's a waste.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Man is meant for good but designed for evil.

Man is meant for good but designed for evil.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Whenever you begin to conclude, "I can't win," and "What's the use?" you've

Whenever you begin to conclude, "I can't win," and "What's the use?" you've set yourself up for failure. Your pessimism becomes a kind of self-fulfilling prophecy.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Character is what we do when no one else is watching"~R. Alan Woods [2012]

Character is what we do when no one else is watching"~R. Alan Woods [2012]
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago