Factober

I sit with my knees pulled in tight and my arms wrapped around my shins. I can no longer feel my feet, as if blood refuses to spread so far from my heart.

Posted 4 months ago

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Lilies used to be a movie theatre, before. Students went there a lot; every

Lilies used to be a movie theatre, before. Students went there a lot; every spring they had a Humphrey Bogart festival, with Lauren Bacall or Katherine Hepburn, women on their own, making up their minds. They wore blouses with buttons down the front that
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

Man is now a new animal, a new and different animal; he can jump a hundred

Man is now a new animal, a new and different animal; he can jump a hundred miles, see through brick walls, bombard atoms, analyse the stars, set about his business with the strength of a million horses. And so forth and so on. Yes. Yes. But all the same h
Posted 4 months ago

Learn from a river; obstacles may force it to change its course, but never

Learn from a river; obstacles may force it to change its course, but never its destination.
Posted 4 months ago

A Brother once told Al Habīb 'Alī al-Jifrī privately: "I feel disconnected.

A Brother once told Al Habīb 'Alī al-Jifrī privately: "I feel disconnected."Al Habīb: "That is a sign of connection because a disconnected person never feels."Brother: "What shall I do?"Al Habīb: "Do you keep up your litanies (awrad)?"Brother: "Yes"Al Hab
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Fix was starting to see that this was the way life worked once you got olde

Fix was starting to see that this was the way life worked once you got older and the kids came
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I think my versatility is a big strength. I don't think anybody can guard m

I think my versatility is a big strength. I don't think anybody can guard me, just because I'm 6'10 and can dribble and play point. If I have a little guy on me, I take him to the post. For me to be able to then pass the ball, it helps me a lot.
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

I am so small. A billion tons of durosteel and nanometal move through the h

I am so small. A billion tons of durosteel and nanometal move through the heavens, and I have never been beyond Mars's atmosphere. They are like specks of silver in an ocean of ink. And I am so much less. But those specs could ravage Mars. They could dest
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

Just because your voice reaches halfway around the world doesn't mean you'r

Just because your voice reaches halfway around the world doesn't mean you're any wiser than when it reached only to the end of the bar.
Posted 4 months ago

You put your time where your priority is.

You put your time where your priority is.
Posted 4 months ago

Now love's the only thing thats free. We must take it where it's found. Pre

Now love's the only thing thats free. We must take it where it's found. Pretty soon it may be costly.
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

I thought you'd be interested in these things as a government man. Ain't yo

I thought you'd be interested in these things as a government man. Ain't you mixed up in the prices of things we eat or something? Ain't that it? Making them more costly or something. Making the grits cost more and the grunts less?
Posted 4 months ago

The right kind of education consists in understanding the child as he is wi

The right kind of education consists in understanding the child as he is without imposing upon him an ideal of what we think he should be. To enclose him in the framework of an ideal is to encourage him to conform, which breeds fear and produces in him a
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