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All I want to do is be a good dad, but I'm pretty bad at it.

Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

My imagination ran 24/7, and to me, every problem was a challenge to solve

My imagination ran 24/7, and to me, every problem was a challenge to solve and new product to create. It wasn't until I started teaching that I realized that not everyone's head worked the same way.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

It is no different from the way it is on Earth, if one is paying attention.

It is no different from the way it is on Earth, if one is paying attention. If only people would pay closer attention, to everything. Then they would know what mattered without stumbling blindly (albeit at times willingly) in the wrong direction. Man may
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I think... the history of civilization is an attempt to codify, classify an

I think... the history of civilization is an attempt to codify, classify and categorize aspects of human nature that hardly lend themselves to that process.
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Just remember that in most things, right or wrong depends on where you’re s

Just remember that in most things, right or wrong depends on where you’re standing at the moment. My father’s people would have thought having your life’s mate picked out for you by your parents to be … well, barbaric.” As Talon’s expression started to da
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Trying to express yourself is more powerful than trying to be the best.

Trying to express yourself is more powerful than trying to be the best.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Though I would have died rather than told anyone, I was worried my exuberan

Though I would have died rather than told anyone, I was worried my exuberant drug use had damaged my brain and my nervous system and maybe even my soul in some irreparable and perhaps not readily apparent way.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

If a man's imagination were not so weak, so easily tired, if his capacity f

If a man's imagination were not so weak, so easily tired, if his capacity for wonder not so limited, he would abandon forever such fantasies of the supernal. He would learn to perceive in water, leaves and silence more than sufficient of the absolute and
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Kill your darlings, kill your darlings, even when it breaks your egocentric

Kill your darlings, kill your darlings, even when it breaks your egocentric little scribbler’s heart, kill your darlings.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

A person of large dreams does not allow other people’s opinion to damper hi

A person of large dreams does not allow other people’s opinion to damper his or her zestfulness. Overcoming fear of making an irreversible, lifetime mistake is the first step of living an artistic existence.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

In prayer, we stand where angels bow with veiled faces. There, even there,

In prayer, we stand where angels bow with veiled faces. There, even there, the cherubim and seraphim adore before that selfsame throne to which our prayers ascend. And shall we come there with stunted requests and narrow, contracted faith?
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

I’ve met nearly every woman in this room, and I can’t think of one who woul

I’ve met nearly every woman in this room, and I can’t think of one who would make a better friend. I’d be glad to have you stay."My relief was inexpressible."Do you think," Maxon asked, "That I could still call you ‘my dear’?" "Not a chance." I whispered.
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Adolf Hitler is probably the last of the great adventurer-conquerors in the

Adolf Hitler is probably the last of the great adventurer-conquerors in the tradition of Alexander, Caesar and Napoleon, and the Third Reich the last of the empires which set out on the path taken earlier by France, Rome and Macedonia. The curtain was run
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago