Factober

Any education that matters is liberal. All the saving truths, all the healing graces that distinguish a good education from a bad one or a full education from a half empty one are contained in that word.

Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

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As for national greatness: It is probably true that all nations are great a

As for national greatness: It is probably true that all nations are great and even holy at the time of death. The Biafrans had never fought before. They fought well this time. They will never fight again. They will never play Finlandia on an ancient marim
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

The professional learns to recognize envy-driven criticism and to take it f

The professional learns to recognize envy-driven criticism and to take it for what it is: the supreme compliment. The critic hates most that which he would have done himself if he had had the guts.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Perhaps they should feel this safe sand blow away so that their heads are u

Perhaps they should feel this safe sand blow away so that their heads are uncovered for a time, so that they will have to taste not only the solid honesty of my red borscht, but the new flavor of the changing world.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

[R]aising children ... was about identifying and amplifying their strengths

[R]aising children ... was about identifying and amplifying their strengths and virtues, and helping them find the niche where they can live these positive traits to the fullest.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Each man is capable of doing one thing well. If he attempts several he wil

Each man is capable of doing one thing well. If he attempts several he will fail to achieve distinction in any.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

This is the basis, and I am not being tried for whether I am a Communist, I

This is the basis, and I am not being tried for whether I am a Communist, I am being tried for fighting for the right of my people, who are still second-class citizens in this United States of America
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

What is a woman that you forsake herAnd the hearth fire and the home acreTo

What is a woman that you forsake herAnd the hearth fire and the home acreTo go with that old grey widow-maker?
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

As we grow older we are apt to forget that the despair of the young is even

As we grow older we are apt to forget that the despair of the young is even more gigantic and immediately overwhelming than their hopefulness: we never again face such towering blank walls of misery.
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Come unto me all ye that labor and are heavy laden and I will give you re

Come unto me all ye that labor and are heavy laden and I will give you rest.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Tangled Moon ~ Sometimes you have to break the rules. Sometimes you have to

Tangled Moon ~ Sometimes you have to break the rules. Sometimes you have to let go of the past. And sometimes you have to accept the impossible.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

And I know I'm sarcastic and defensive and I make a joke out of everything

And I know I'm sarcastic and defensive and I make a joke out of everything and am highly resistant to anything that reeks of sentimental corniness, but I'm giving you my heart anyway because being with you feels like home, and I know you won't break it.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

The more I study religions the more I am convinced that man never worshiped

The more I study religions the more I am convinced that man never worshiped anything but himself.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago