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We can teach a lot of things, but if the teacher can't relate by talking to

We can teach a lot of things, but if the teacher can't relate by talking to a group of friendly students, he'll never be a competent teacher.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

I tried to picture a bunch of guys in blue suits running around a beachside

I tried to picture a bunch of guys in blue suits running around a beachside neighborhood, knocking on doors and flashing Fed creds. That should cause a stampede of illegal aliens heading south.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

The sky was like ebony and the only illumination was the harsh white light

The sky was like ebony and the only illumination was the harsh white light of the central streetlamp, which cast shadows so hard it seemed you might cut yourself on them.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

I love you. I love you. I love you. Always have, probably always will. Happ

I love you. I love you. I love you. Always have, probably always will. Happy?” she said.He stopped when he was standing mere inches away. Reaching out, he captured her face in his hands and smoothed his thumbs across her cheekbones to clear her tears.“You
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

I felt in a lot of instances I was deliberately being put through stress be

I felt in a lot of instances I was deliberately being put through stress because when you're a guy who generates money, people have a vested interested in controlling you.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

This place looks like the last scene in Hamlet.

This place looks like the last scene in Hamlet.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Why is it that here in the United States we have such difficulty even imagi

Why is it that here in the United States we have such difficulty even imagining a different sort of society from the one whose dysfunctions and inequalities trouble us so?
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

You would think,' Aedan said, 'that I'd feel good about this-I've grown whi

You would think,' Aedan said, 'that I'd feel good about this-I've grown while he, my old enemy, has shrunk. Yet all I feel is a terrible ache. I pity him, that he has been called by age to surrender his strength.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Good is not the opposite of evil, joy is the opposite of evil.

Good is not the opposite of evil, joy is the opposite of evil.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Don’t under-rate the scope of your influence in your youth. Don’t think you

Don’t under-rate the scope of your influence in your youth. Don’t think you have all the time to make a difference in this world. Recognize that both brown and green leaves fall to the ground.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

There's a strength in that look, a wilfulness; one would almost call it def

There's a strength in that look, a wilfulness; one would almost call it defiance except that it is so good-humoured. It is the look a woman would wear - would have worn - if she asked a man, a stranger, say, to dance.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

The most childish thing is to believe that you are an adult now...

The most childish thing is to believe that you are an adult now...
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago