Factober

As another has well said, to handicap a student by teaching him that his black face is a curse and that his struggle to change his condition is hopeless is the worst sort of lynching.

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I find that the old Roman baths of this quarter, were found covered by an o

I find that the old Roman baths of this quarter, were found covered by an old burying ground, belonging to the Abbey; through which, in all probability, the water drains in its passage; so that as we drink the decoction of the living bodies at the Pump-ro
Posted 4 months ago

The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved fo

The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather in spite of ourselves.
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

The jump toward joy encompasses your life with boundless energy.

The jump toward joy encompasses your life with boundless energy.
Posted 4 months ago

Until you're ready to look foolish, you'll never have the possibility of be

Until you're ready to look foolish, you'll never have the possibility of being great.
Posted 4 months ago

When I consider the small span of my life absorbed in the eternity of all t

When I consider the small span of my life absorbed in the eternity of all time, or the small part of space which I can touch or see engulfed by the infinite immensity of spaces that I know not and that know me not, I am frightened and astonished to see my
Posted 4 months ago

It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and mo

It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.
Posted 4 months ago

What do people fear most about death? I asked the reb."Fear?" he thought fo

What do people fear most about death? I asked the reb."Fear?" he thought for a moment. 'Well, for one thing, what happens next? Where do we go? Is it what we imagined?"That's big."Yes. But there's something else."What else?He leaned forward."Being forgott
Posted 4 months ago

White clouds, blue sky.

White clouds, blue sky.
Posted 4 months ago

Such anger. Do you want to talk about it?" Vincent called out. When there w

Such anger. Do you want to talk about it?" Vincent called out. When there was no reply, Vincent picked up the whistling where he'd left off, smiling at the success of wreaking havoc on Darius. Vincent didn't hate Darius, or any other Gwarda for that matte
Posted 4 months ago

If rewriting equals rereading, we must logically conclude that writing is r

If rewriting equals rereading, we must logically conclude that writing is reading. If this is indeed the case, how could we possibly write under a ban on reading? The only way left is mouth-to-mouth – poets and storytellers recite their pieces and before
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I'm kind of over getting told to throw my hands up in the air,So there.

I'm kind of over getting told to throw my hands up in the air,So there.
Posted 4 months ago

Talk about a dream,try to make it real

Talk about a dream,try to make it real
Posted 4 months ago