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So what's the point, then, if we can't be happy? Why are we doing any of th

So what's the point, then, if we can't be happy? Why are we doing any of this?""Oh, there's definitely happiness," Jack said, turning his back on the ocean and looking at her. "But it's just about moments, not ever-afters." He grinned. "Like when you're r
Posted 2 months ago

history has no overall direction or purpose

history has no overall direction or purpose
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but it is up to the author to

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but it is up to the author to write those thousand words. – Richard Petracca
Posted 1 month, 4 weeks ago

I could run farther than a hare! I could fight the fiercest fox that ever l

I could run farther than a hare! I could fight the fiercest fox that ever lived...I could climb the highest mountain faster than an eagle could fly.
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In business, you have to be strong. If you are weak, people are going to ta

In business, you have to be strong. If you are weak, people are going to take advantage.
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It doesn't matter if you never see someone again, I told myself. There are

It doesn't matter if you never see someone again, I told myself. There are millions of people in the world, and most of them never see each other in the first place. You hoped to know Ellington Feinr forever, but there's no such thing as forever, really.
Posted 1 month, 4 weeks ago

He changed me. He helped me see who I really was and realize that I didn’t

He changed me. He helped me see who I really was and realize that I didn’t like that person. He made me want to be different. He made me want to be better to myself and everyone else.
Posted 2 months ago

There are two way of escaping your poverty,' he offers quietly. 'One, you c

There are two way of escaping your poverty,' he offers quietly. 'One, you can use drugs, get drunk - escape. Or you can escape into the world of books; that can be your refuge.
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I was really lucky that, through my 20s, I got to work with some amazing pe

I was really lucky that, through my 20s, I got to work with some amazing people, and I tried to sit back and watch and learn.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

All things are engaged in writing their history...Not a foot steps into the

All things are engaged in writing their history...Not a foot steps into the snow, or along the ground, but prints in characters more or less lasting, a map of its march. The ground is all memoranda and signatures; and every object covered over with hints.
Posted 2 months ago

To recognize untruth as a condition of life--that certainly means resisting

To recognize untruth as a condition of life--that certainly means resisting accustomed value feelings in a dangerous way
Posted 2 months ago

There are times when you have to do things for yourself, not because no one

There are times when you have to do things for yourself, not because no one else can do it, but because no one else can do it to the degree you want.
Posted 1 month, 4 weeks ago