Factober

As a teacher at Princeton, I'm surrounded by people who work hard so I just make good use of my time. And I don't really think of it as work - writing a novel, in one sense, is a problem-solving exercise.

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The budget should be balanced, the Treasury should be refilled, public debt

The budget should be balanced, the Treasury should be refilled, public debt should be reduced, the arrogance of officialdom should be tempered and controlled, and the assistance to foreign lands should be curtailed lest Rome become bankrupt. People must a
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Nature is cruel. Isn't that right, Daddy? Every living thing has to die. An

Nature is cruel. Isn't that right, Daddy? Every living thing has to die. And they're still beautiful. Now they'll stay that way.
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The Light in me IS the Light in you,and the Light in you IS me.

The Light in me IS the Light in you,and the Light in you IS me.
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Other people think destiny is a time in one's life, such as the moment one

Other people think destiny is a time in one's life, such as the moment one becomes an adult, or the instant it becomes necessary to construct a hiding place out of sofa cushions. And still other people think that destiny is an invisible force, like gravit
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that feeling that I could touch the sky? That’s exactly how you make me fee

that feeling that I could touch the sky? That’s exactly how you make me feel.” (Ray)
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I stood looking down out of the window. The street seemed miles down. Sudde

I stood looking down out of the window. The street seemed miles down. Suddenly I felt as if I'd flung myself out of the window. I could see myself lying on the pavement. Then I seemed to be standing by the body on the pavement. I was two people. Blood and
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...that the doctor being himself a mortal man, should be diligent and tende

...that the doctor being himself a mortal man, should be diligent and tender in relieving his suffering patients, inasmuch as he himself must one day be a like sufferer.
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To be a good leader, win minds; to be a great leader, win heart’s; and to b

To be a good leader, win minds; to be a great leader, win heart’s; and to be an extraordinary leader, win souls.
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Crime writers, I've noticed, can be jumpy. They live in a world where there

Crime writers, I've noticed, can be jumpy. They live in a world where there are murderers on the loose and they haven't been caught yet!
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I looked for company and i found myself.

I looked for company and i found myself.
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How many slams in an old screen door? Depends how loud you shut it. How man

How many slams in an old screen door? Depends how loud you shut it. How many slices in a bread? Depends how thin you cut it. How much good inside a day? Depends how good you live 'em. How much love inside a friend? Depends how much you give 'em.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

I remain exquisitely still. Anytime the eagle of another heart soars, whate

I remain exquisitely still. Anytime the eagle of another heart soars, whatever you are-mouse, toad, snake- don't move. From such great heights, it might not see you.
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