Factober

Fifty percent of our country that we own, have all legal jurisdiction, have all rights to do whatever we want, lies beneath the sea and we have better maps of Mars than that 50 percent.

Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

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Things conceived by minds and made by hands can never be quite the same, ev

Things conceived by minds and made by hands can never be quite the same, even if they try their best to be identical, because they're never the same from day to day or even moment to moment.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Not for the first time I find our lives are a shadow, and I am not afraid t

Not for the first time I find our lives are a shadow, and I am not afraid to say that people who think they have everything figured out and are masters of logic - they are responsible for the greatest folly. No human being is happy. Strike it rich and you
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

The higher animals are in a sense drawn into Man when he loves them and mak

The higher animals are in a sense drawn into Man when he loves them and makes them (as he does) much more nearly human than they would otherwise be.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

He gives me the impression of being a spoilt child.(on Liszt)

He gives me the impression of being a spoilt child.(on Liszt)
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Your children will smash your understanding, knowledge and reality. You wil

Your children will smash your understanding, knowledge and reality. You will be better off. Then they will leave. You'll miss them forever.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Prettiness fades after a few years, but elegance only increases with age.

Prettiness fades after a few years, but elegance only increases with age.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

How resilient was the body, to return to its prior form so quickly! Yet the

How resilient was the body, to return to its prior form so quickly! Yet the mind was formed of a less pliable substance. The emptiness in her thoughts would not be so easily filled. Instead there was a hollowness among them-a place she had reserved for fu
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Everywhere I go, I kind of half stumble, half stomp. If there’s a balcony w

Everywhere I go, I kind of half stumble, half stomp. If there’s a balcony within a hundred feet of me at any given time, I am on it— smoking a Marlboro light 100 and complaining about something.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

For the people of my country," Renato said, "water is everything: love, lif

For the people of my country," Renato said, "water is everything: love, life, religion... even God.""It is like that for me too," I said. "In English we call that a metaphor.""Of course," said Renato, "and water is the most abundant metaphor on earth.
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People ask me how I do research for my science fiction. The answer is, I ne

People ask me how I do research for my science fiction. The answer is, I never do any research.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

A girl can wait for the right man to come along but in the meantime that do

A girl can wait for the right man to come along but in the meantime that doesn't mean she can't have a wonderful time with all the wrong ones
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

When you’re scared to death to lose her, know it for sure, you will.

When you’re scared to death to lose her, know it for sure, you will.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago