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At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.

Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

And as if he had read her thoughts, the old man murmured, 'What a blessing

And as if he had read her thoughts, the old man murmured, 'What a blessing it is to die in your own bed, under your own roof, with your family surrounding you, full of the knowledge that you have lived as thoroughly as you wanted to.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

I am so afraid that strangers with think me good! and there is a degree of

I am so afraid that strangers with think me good! and there is a degree of hypocrisy in appearing much better than one is.” - Hannah More
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The idea that the president has the power to craft a new strategy both over

The idea that the president has the power to craft a new strategy both overstates his power and understates the power of reality crafted by those who came before him. We are all trapped in circumstances into which we were born and choices that were made f
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The youth. The youth of Africa. The youth of this world. Are we harnessing

The youth. The youth of Africa. The youth of this world. Are we harnessing the potential of the youth enough? Are the young ones… giving off their best to the continent, the nation, the universe that is giving us so much? Why do we think we can only contr
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When I was in my twenties and broke, I'd buy books before food. A meal will

When I was in my twenties and broke, I'd buy books before food. A meal will sustain you for a few hours, a good book will sustain you for life.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Americanism demands loyalty to the teacher and respect for his lesson.

Americanism demands loyalty to the teacher and respect for his lesson.
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Communication is and should be hell fire and sparks as well as sweetness an

Communication is and should be hell fire and sparks as well as sweetness and light.
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man and dog in rainThis too will pass,and I shall be a better man,said Adam

man and dog in rainThis too will pass,and I shall be a better man,said Adam, whenever a storm began.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Everyone who loves life is an artist at heart. Although it is sometimes dif

Everyone who loves life is an artist at heart. Although it is sometimes difficult to love our world and our lot in life, failure to find the ability to love life and express appreciation for our world is tantamount to not existing at all.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Eating should be an act of physical necessity or emotional joy, not somethi

Eating should be an act of physical necessity or emotional joy, not something to alleviate boredom.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

I remember thinking that I could disguise the way I am by somehow filtering

I remember thinking that I could disguise the way I am by somehow filtering my expression for the sake of juvenile social acceptance or I could say to the world, “Here I am, if you don’t like it, don’t clap.” -Boys of the Fatherless-
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It will be difficult to break the habits of thinking Abnegation instilled i

It will be difficult to break the habits of thinking Abnegation instilled in me, like tugging a single thread from a complex work of embroidery. But I will find new habits, new thoughts, new rules. I will become something else.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago