Factober

For one crazy moment he had the notion of a vanished tribe of librarians, lost in the deep underground caverns of the Bodleian, a wild and savage tribe that fed on unwary travellers.

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Outside, the sun shines. Inside, there’s only darkness. The blackness is ha

Outside, the sun shines. Inside, there’s only darkness. The blackness is hard to describe, as it’s more than symptoms. It’s a nothing that becomes everything there is. And what one sees is only a fraction of the trauma inflicted.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

When honor and glory get your squad killed and your brothers-in-arms shoved

When honor and glory get your squad killed and your brothers-in-arms shoved under the rug, you stop believing in the terms.
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Waiting for your answer is one of the most painful things I have ever been

Waiting for your answer is one of the most painful things I have ever been through. At least let me know whether or not I hurt you
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A nation which has forgotten the quality of courage which in the past has b

A nation which has forgotten the quality of courage which in the past has been brought to public life is not as likely to insist upon or regard that quality in its chosen leaders today - and in fact we have forgotten.
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A man's work is from sun to sun but a mother's work is never done.

A man's work is from sun to sun but a mother's work is never done.
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I love Christmas. I really do love Christmas. I love being with my family a

I love Christmas. I really do love Christmas. I love being with my family and I love snow. I love the music and the lights and all of it.
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Everyday US Marines make possible the impossible and then go about their bu

Everyday US Marines make possible the impossible and then go about their business like it's just the way things are supposed to be.
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If we speak of an angry God at all, we will speak of a God angry at indiffe

If we speak of an angry God at all, we will speak of a God angry at indifference, angry at apathy, angry at racism and violence, angry at inhumanity, angry at waste, angry at destruction, angry at injustice, angry at hostile religious clannishness. That a
Posted 5 months, 2 weeks ago

Japanese architecture is traditionally based on wooden structures that need

Japanese architecture is traditionally based on wooden structures that need renovating on a regular basis.
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Drop out of school before your mind rots from exposure to our mediocre educ

Drop out of school before your mind rots from exposure to our mediocre educational system. Forget about the Senior Prom and go to the library and educate yourself if you've got any guts. Some of you like Pep rallies and plastic robots who tell you what to
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People think of all kinds of things at three in the morning. We all do. Tha

People think of all kinds of things at three in the morning. We all do. That's why we each have to figure out our own way of fighting it off.
Posted 5 months, 2 weeks ago

Don't devalue yourself, you are the world's most precious stone.

Don't devalue yourself, you are the world's most precious stone.
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