Factober

As a young woman in politics, with few women around, you start to subconsciously behave like men in politics. That comes across as quite hard, tough and humorless, but you're trying to be taken seriously.

Posted 3 months ago

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I think that's why you see so many Americans in Dublin look so sad: they ar

I think that's why you see so many Americans in Dublin look so sad: they are looking for the door through which they can begin to understand this place. I tell them, 'Go to the races.' I think it's the best place to start understanding the Irish.
Posted 3 months ago

I have a strange relationship with time. I'm not aware of it passing.

I have a strange relationship with time. I'm not aware of it passing.
Posted 3 months ago

I like liquor - its taste and its effects - and that is just the reason why

I like liquor - its taste and its effects - and that is just the reason why I never drink it.
Posted 3 months ago

If we define "beauty" as having blue eyes (and only blue eyes), then we wil

If we define "beauty" as having blue eyes (and only blue eyes), then we will, indeed, find a "gene for beauty." If we define "intelligence" as the performance on only one kind of test, then we will, indeed, find a "gene for intelligence." The genome is on
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Education entails the development of body and mind towards getting whatever

Education entails the development of body and mind towards getting whatever you want without violating the rights of others.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

All these nice clothes, all these jokes and drinks and food, what good does

All these nice clothes, all these jokes and drinks and food, what good does it do? Tomorrow, folk will be poor and starving and dying with a solder's pike in them, and these people will have another celebration, more nice clothes, more jokes, more gems. T
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

We've learned from this that death can hurt us. It can surprise us. It can

We've learned from this that death can hurt us. It can surprise us. It can scare us. It can keep us up a night. But we've also learned the things that death cannot do. It cannot crush our hopes. It cannot take away the love and support of our family and f
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Sometimes some questions... shouldn't been answered... sometimes some stuff

Sometimes some questions... shouldn't been answered... sometimes some stuff should be kept private... sometimes some people should just exist in specific places...
Posted 3 months ago

Trust the perception not the presentation.

Trust the perception not the presentation.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

We need to know that a dark night is always followed by a nice morning

We need to know that a dark night is always followed by a nice morning
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

In his library he had been always sure of leisure and tranquility; and thou

In his library he had been always sure of leisure and tranquility; and though prepared, as he told Elizabeth, to meet with folly and conceit in every other room in the house, he was used to be free from them there
Posted 3 months ago

Other girls play with soft toys,” I said, “and you play with knives…

Other girls play with soft toys,” I said, “and you play with knives…
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago