Factober

I shall argue that strong men, conversely, know when to compromise and that all principles can be compromised to serve a greater principle.

Posted 3 months ago

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I'm beginning to perceive motherhood as a long, slow letting go, of which b

I'm beginning to perceive motherhood as a long, slow letting go, of which birth is just the first step.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Advertising is what you do when you can't go to see somebody. That's all it

Advertising is what you do when you can't go to see somebody. That's all it is.
Posted 3 months ago

Tucking my nose into a book makes me completely oblivious to my surrounding

Tucking my nose into a book makes me completely oblivious to my surroundings. I would have made a terrible spy in the army--the first person to hand me a novel would have been able to shoot my head clean off without me noticing.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Something came out from my heart into my throat and then into my eyes.

Something came out from my heart into my throat and then into my eyes.
Posted 3 months ago

When you're learning, especially to write, unless you're some incredibly gi

When you're learning, especially to write, unless you're some incredibly gifted writer, a young Malcom Gladwell, say, you need to be imitating people. You need to be imitating how they make their work, how they structure it, how they design the pieces. It
Posted 3 months ago

An institution is the lengthened shadow of one man.

An institution is the lengthened shadow of one man.
Posted 3 months ago

I hear something in her words that's right, but it's hard to believe her ri

I hear something in her words that's right, but it's hard to believe her right now.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

You must remember, the so-called Jihadis who are in reality, mentally unsta

You must remember, the so-called Jihadis who are in reality, mentally unstable individuals run by Quranic fundamentalists, do not represent the whole Muslim population of the world.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Politics is not a game. It is an earnest business.

Politics is not a game. It is an earnest business.
Posted 3 months ago

And yet you thought he was the one? Imagine a lifetime without laughter.

And yet you thought he was the one? Imagine a lifetime without laughter.
Posted 3 months ago

A week is a long time in the life of a child.

A week is a long time in the life of a child.
Posted 3 months ago

Change your life today. Don't gamble on the future act now without delay.

Change your life today. Don't gamble on the future act now without delay.
Posted 3 months ago