Factober

Out of love you can speak with straight fury.

Posted 4 months ago

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Books are like friends to me. Words come alive on the page.

Books are like friends to me. Words come alive on the page.
Posted 4 months, 1 week ago

Ah, the bliss of Mahotsava!What joy it brings to every heart!What a rare an

Ah, the bliss of Mahotsava!What joy it brings to every heart!What a rare and precious chanceTo share all knowledge with the wise,And bless and love all peoples of the Earth!”—Book of Secrets I, 1
Posted 4 months ago

A journey begins with a single step

A journey begins with a single step
Posted 4 months ago

Never order food in excess of your body weight.

Never order food in excess of your body weight.
Posted 4 months ago

We are all shot through with enough motives to make a massacre any day of

We are all shot through with enough motives to make a massacre any day of the week that we want to give them their head.
Posted 4 months ago

Don't for God's sake speak as saint to sinner, but as you yourself to me my

Don't for God's sake speak as saint to sinner, but as you yourself to me myself - poor me!
Posted 4 months ago

Time abides long enough for those who make use of it.

Time abides long enough for those who make use of it.
Posted 4 months ago

Like so many others of my tenure and temperament—stubborn ancients, I suppo

Like so many others of my tenure and temperament—stubborn ancients, I suppose—web reporting is anathema to everything I love about newspapering: getting a tip, developing leads, fleshing-out the details, then telling the story. Now it stops with the tip.
Posted 4 months ago

I want to be born and reborn as a cherry tree so that I may beautify this w

I want to be born and reborn as a cherry tree so that I may beautify this world with my blossoms, feed everyone with my nectar of love fruits, and purify the air with my calmly dancing leaves.
Posted 4 months, 1 week ago

See life as an adventure. There is no security in being feeble. Be brave, b

See life as an adventure. There is no security in being feeble. Be brave, be exciting. Be creative. Live’.
Posted 4 months, 1 week ago

She had taken him for granted, she thought with surprise and shame, watchin

She had taken him for granted, she thought with surprise and shame, watching the flickering candlelight. She had assumed his kindness was so natural and so innate, she had never asked herself whether it cost him any effort. Any effort to stand between Wil
Posted 4 months ago

Sometimes to escape the noise of haunting memories, you need your best frie

Sometimes to escape the noise of haunting memories, you need your best friends hand in your own, to help erase the sound and fill you with a sense of peace, even if it’s temporary.
Posted 4 months ago