Factober

Every country has a cultural legacy and religious practices for reasons that I don’t believe fall under the category of superstition, something that a religious scholar should understand.

Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

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As I am an honest man, I thought you had received some bodily wound. There

As I am an honest man, I thought you had received some bodily wound. There is more sense in that than in reputation. Reputation is an idle and most false imposition, oft got without merit and lost without deserving.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

He stroked her back and kept a fierce grip on her like she’d fade away into

He stroked her back and kept a fierce grip on her like she’d fade away into one of the thousands of ghosts in this cemetery.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Music is a language - and language, at its finest, should be music.

Music is a language - and language, at its finest, should be music.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

So much of a novelist’s writing … takes place in the unconscious: in those

So much of a novelist’s writing … takes place in the unconscious: in those depths the last word is written before the word appears on paper. We remember the details of our story, we do not invent them.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Car designers are just going to have to come up with an automobile that out

Car designers are just going to have to come up with an automobile that outlasts the payments.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

You will treat me with respect."He didn't say anything for a moment."What d

You will treat me with respect."He didn't say anything for a moment."What does that mean?" he finally asked.She looked over at him. "Do I need to explain that, your lordship? I would think an earl of your reputed stature would know the meaning of respect.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Sometimes the world is so much sicker than the inmates of its institutions.

Sometimes the world is so much sicker than the inmates of its institutions.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

I am not scared of you, I am scare of these feelings.

I am not scared of you, I am scare of these feelings.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

And then, every time I didn't see her, there was a fall involved. I thought

And then, every time I didn't see her, there was a fall involved. I thought about dancing on the fifth-floor ledge outside out apartment. Every train she wasn't on felt something like hitting the pavement from five floors up. So maybe my father was right
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love. Love risks degenerating

Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love. Love risks degenerating into obsession, friendship is never anything but sharing.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

It is good to focus, but never forget to look around. If you focus on the w

It is good to focus, but never forget to look around. If you focus on the wrong target, you may miss seeing all of the beauty around you.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Go slowly, my lovely moon, go slowly.

Go slowly, my lovely moon, go slowly.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago