Factober

At sixty, I know little more about wisdom than I did at thirty, but I know a great deal more about folly.

Posted 3 months ago

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He grew away from old associations, and saw something new in life and human

He grew away from old associations, and saw something new in life and humanity. Secondarily, he made close acquaintance with phenomena which he had before known but darkly - the seasons in their moods, morning and evening, night and noon, winds in their d
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Peace cannot be built on exclusivism, absolutism, and intolerance. But neit

Peace cannot be built on exclusivism, absolutism, and intolerance. But neither can it be built on vague liberal slogans and pious programs gestated in the smoke of confabulation. There can be no peace on earth without the kind of inner change that brings
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Often we blame a region's religion when the oppression instead may be roote

Often we blame a region's religion when the oppression instead may be rooted in its culture. Yet, that acknowledged, it's also true that . . . it is often cited by the oppressors.
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And they held on tight to that beautiful silent moment before words transpo

And they held on tight to that beautiful silent moment before words transported them to the realm of the ordinary, to the realm of the inarticulate and mundane.
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Why do writers write? Why do actors act? Why do painters paint? It doesn't

Why do writers write? Why do actors act? Why do painters paint? It doesn't pay much, unless you're very successful. It's who we are.
Posted 3 months ago

The difference between you and me is that I always forgive you.

The difference between you and me is that I always forgive you.
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We ourselves can die with comfort and even with joy if we know that death i

We ourselves can die with comfort and even with joy if we know that death is but a passport to blessedness, that this intellect, freed from all material chains, shall rise and shine.
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Should auld acquaintances be forgot And never brought to mind? Should auld

Should auld acquaintances be forgot And never brought to mind? Should auld acquaintance be forgot And days o'auld lang syne?
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Danny couldn't help it, he laughed as he shook his head. "You bit the apple

Danny couldn't help it, he laughed as he shook his head. "You bit the apple.""I bit the apple," Paul agreed. His eyes glimmered bright blue as tears welled up in them and he gave Danny a soft smile.
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We know the inner call to lay down our lives for one another because He lai

We know the inner call to lay down our lives for one another because He laid down His life for us. What a powerful death! The cross ransoms, the cross liberates, the cross transforms!
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All in all. You have been. Redeemer. Pain Steeler. My best friend. Please h

All in all. You have been. Redeemer. Pain Steeler. My best friend. Please hold my hand.
Posted 3 months ago

She loved them so much that she felt a kind of hollowness on the inner surf

She loved them so much that she felt a kind of hollowness on the inner surface of her arms whenever she looked at them- an ache of longing to pull them close and hold them tight against her.
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