Factober

Back in those early days when I began my apprenticeship as a poet, I also tried to voice our anger, spirit of defiance and resistance in a Jamaican poetic idiom.

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Follow your passion? Sure...but for most one needs to follow their passion

Follow your passion? Sure...but for most one needs to follow their passion after work and on weekends.
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The problem is that no ethical system has ever achieved consensus. Ethical

The problem is that no ethical system has ever achieved consensus. Ethical systems are completely unlike mathematics or science. This is a source of concern.
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Every person with ADHD already knows that destination addiction is part of

Every person with ADHD already knows that destination addiction is part of their disorder. However, if it doesn’t have a positive outlet, it can destroy your life. It is not another person that will make your life better; it is the qualities in them that
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When death is imminent remember - this is not a dress rehearsal, the time i

When death is imminent remember - this is not a dress rehearsal, the time is now, share your love!
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Get through a draft as quickly as possible. Hard to know the shape of the t

Get through a draft as quickly as possible. Hard to know the shape of the thing until you have a draft. Literally, when I wrote the last page of my first draft of Lincoln’s Melancholy I thought, Oh, shit, now I get the shape of this. But I had wasted year
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We have arrived at that point of time in which we are forced to see our own

We have arrived at that point of time in which we are forced to see our own humiliation, as a nation, and that a progression in this line cannot be a productive of happiness, private or public.
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After the launch phase, your product is old news. Take advantage of the opp

After the launch phase, your product is old news. Take advantage of the opportunity to generate interest when your product is new.
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If God could transcribe my heart, it'd still read "I love you".

If God could transcribe my heart, it'd still read "I love you".
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Aeschylus writes, "In our sleep, pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop

Aeschylus writes, "In our sleep, pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom through the awful grade of God.
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To make a difference in the world, it only takes one optimistic person, who

To make a difference in the world, it only takes one optimistic person, who can gather millions of people to make the change.
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There are two ways to learn life's lessons, the easy way and the hard way.

There are two ways to learn life's lessons, the easy way and the hard way. I seem to prefer the hard way.
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Love can be simply stated to be the desire of the human being to integrate

Love can be simply stated to be the desire of the human being to integrate oneself with other selves in such a way that one starts feeling the pain and pleasure of another person as if of one’s own.
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