Factober

Anticipating that most poetry will be worse than carrying heavy luggage through O'Hare Airport, the public, to its loss, reads very little of it.

Posted 3 months ago

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Nothing in the world is worth having or worth doing unless it means effort,

Nothing in the world is worth having or worth doing unless it means effort, pain, difficulty… I have never in my life envied a human being who led an easy life. I have envied a great many people who led difficult lives and led them well.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

It was like leading people to the edge of a cliff, showing them the view, a

It was like leading people to the edge of a cliff, showing them the view, and then shoving them off.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

An intelligent enemy,' he would say, stroking his beard as if it were a bri

An intelligent enemy,' he would say, stroking his beard as if it were a bristly pet, 'rather than a foolish friend.' Or, 'He learnt the language of pigeons, and forgot his own.' Or, the favourite of Jan Fishan Khan: 'Nothing is what it seems.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Ich lehre euch den Übermenschen. Der Mensch ist Etwas, das überwunden werde

Ich lehre euch den Übermenschen. Der Mensch ist Etwas, das überwunden werden soll. Was habt ihr gethan, ihn zu überwinden? Was ist der Affe für en Menschen? Ein Gelächter oder eine schmerzliche Scham. Und ebendas soll der Mensch für den Übermenschen sein:
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Women are only children of a larger growth. A man of sense only trifles wit

Women are only children of a larger growth. A man of sense only trifles with them, plays with them, humours and flatters them, as he does with a sprightly and forward child; but he neither consults them about, nor trusts them with, serious matters.
Posted 3 months ago

Have you noticed that only in time of illness or disaster or death are peop

Have you noticed that only in time of illness or disaster or death are people real?
Posted 3 months ago

Coordinating your gestures with someone’s subtle behaviors, can help you ga

Coordinating your gestures with someone’s subtle behaviors, can help you gain understanding, realize comfortable compatibility, and develop mutual trust.
Posted 3 months ago

A BMS hears hoofbeats outside his window, the first thing he thinks of is a

A BMS hears hoofbeats outside his window, the first thing he thinks of is a zebra
Posted 3 months ago

The internet is killing the art of writing. The big "publish" button begs y

The internet is killing the art of writing. The big "publish" button begs you to publish even before you go back and make one single edit, and as if this was not enough, you have instant readers who praise your writing skills!-
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

The worst way to miss someone is to have them sitting right next to you and

The worst way to miss someone is to have them sitting right next to you and know you can never have them.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

A culture of vultures steeped and born of violence shall choke on the blood

A culture of vultures steeped and born of violence shall choke on the blood of its offspring.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Work was intended not to give a man a reason to live, but rather to give hi

Work was intended not to give a man a reason to live, but rather to give him a means to live.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago