Factober

I lost my dad way too early and it was agonisingly awful. I missed him so much and I hated knowing that I could never again pick up the phone to tell him about my day.

Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

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PARAPHRASE: Genius is not that you are smarter than everyone else. It is th

PARAPHRASE: Genius is not that you are smarter than everyone else. It is that you are ready to receive the inspiration.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

There is yet another reason why I cannot, nor wish to, believe in God: the

There is yet another reason why I cannot, nor wish to, believe in God: the fairy tale about him is not really mine, it belongs to strangers, to all men; it is soaked through by the evil-smelling effluvia of millions of other souls that have spun about a l
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

I can't imagine a life without a story.

I can't imagine a life without a story.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Those wars are unjust which are undertaken without provocation. For only a

Those wars are unjust which are undertaken without provocation. For only a war waged for revenge or defense can be just.
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He has only half learned the art of reading who has not added to it the eve

He has only half learned the art of reading who has not added to it the even more refined accomplishments of skipping and skimming.
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Guns are like men—only useful for a little while. They can go off at a mome

Guns are like men—only useful for a little while. They can go off at a moment's notice when you don't want them to and they make a lot of damn fool noise doing it.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

He sat down and collected his thoughts. They were quite easy to collect, be

He sat down and collected his thoughts. They were quite easy to collect, because there weren't very many of them, and they all concerned the same subject--what a burden his life was.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

But the trick most folk are so awfully fond of learning, the absolute secon

But the trick most folk are so awfully fond of learning, the absolute second they've got hold of a heart, is to pretend they don't have one at all. It is the very first danger of the hearted.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

My heart didn’t break into a thousand pieces after he left. Instead, I real

My heart didn’t break into a thousand pieces after he left. Instead, I realized all the things he didn’t do. He didn’t want to hear my stories. He didn’t ask me questions. He didn’t smile when I was talking to him. He didn’t hug me out of the blue to make
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Your destiny will not carry you over the long and winding path of life. You

Your destiny will not carry you over the long and winding path of life. You must walk it yourself.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Prices are important not because money is considered paramount but because

Prices are important not because money is considered paramount but because prices are a fast and effective conveyor of information through a vast society in which fragmented knowledge must be coordinated.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Observing is not just seeing. It is watching with attention.

Observing is not just seeing. It is watching with attention.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago