Factober

Perhaps it is better not to tell what you wish. if you cannot have it.

Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

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Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the

Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
Posted 5 months, 2 weeks ago

Always, the eye sees more than the mind can comprehend, and we go through l

Always, the eye sees more than the mind can comprehend, and we go through life self-blinded to much that lies before us. We want a simple world, but we live in a magnificently complex one, and rather than open ourselves to it, we perceive the world throug
Posted 5 months, 2 weeks ago

If you cannot judge a book by its cover, surely we should not judge an auth

If you cannot judge a book by its cover, surely we should not judge an author by one book alone?
Posted 5 months, 2 weeks ago

We can change the product of life we have by exactly doing the hardship and

We can change the product of life we have by exactly doing the hardship and remain stable to make it possible.
Posted 5 months, 2 weeks ago

No one said parenting was easy,but NO good parent has any right to give up.

No one said parenting was easy,but NO good parent has any right to give up.It is one labyrinth you can never quit because it seems too hard.
Posted 5 months, 2 weeks ago

Keeping it real" isn't just a matter of facing up to harsh facts. It also i

Keeping it real" isn't just a matter of facing up to harsh facts. It also includes opening up to the plethora of possibilities that offer us ways of impacting the world in spite of adversity.
Posted 5 months, 2 weeks ago

What kind of life is that? Do you know? Do you? Because I know. I lived tha

What kind of life is that? Do you know? Do you? Because I know. I lived that life. For years I lived it. Without you. And I've never been more miserable. I'd rather fight everyday to keep you near me than have you walk away. I'd rather pay that price, Max
Posted 5 months, 2 weeks ago

If you want an accounting of your worth count your friends.

If you want an accounting of your worth count your friends.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

Diversity is an aspect of human existence that cannot be eradicated by terr

Diversity is an aspect of human existence that cannot be eradicated by terrorism or war or self-consuming hatred. It can only be conquered by recognizing and claiming the wealth of values it represents for all.
Posted 5 months, 2 weeks ago

Art is not about itself but the attention we bring to it.

Art is not about itself but the attention we bring to it.
Posted 5 months, 2 weeks ago

He had that sense, or inward prophecy,-- which a young man had better never

He had that sense, or inward prophecy,-- which a young man had better never have been born than not to have, and a mature man had better die at once than utterly to relinquish,-- that we are not doomed to creep on forever in the old bad way, but that, thi
Posted 5 months, 2 weeks ago

And just like that, something inside shifted very subtly, so that all the e

And just like that, something inside shifted very subtly, so that all the empty spaces in him suddenly disappeared, so that his breath timed to hers, so that his blood sang. This is why there was music, he realized. There were some feelings that just didn
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