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Of pain you could wish only one thing: that it should stop. Nothing in the

Of pain you could wish only one thing: that it should stop. Nothing in the world was so bad as physical pain. In the face of pain there are no heroes.
Posted 5 months, 2 weeks ago

He felt as if he were being violently emptied out, as if a big magnet were

He felt as if he were being violently emptied out, as if a big magnet were pulling his blood and fluids down into the earth. He was weeping again, unstoppably, his head like the chandelier in his grandparents’ house in Buffalo, the one that was too high f
Posted 5 months, 2 weeks ago

We are not strangers in this journey of life…We are connected to each other

We are not strangers in this journey of life…We are connected to each other through this mysterious field of love.
Posted 5 months, 2 weeks ago

Perhaps my problem in marriage - and it is the problem of many women - was

Perhaps my problem in marriage - and it is the problem of many women - was to want both intimacy and independence. It is a difficult line to walk, yet both needs are important to a marriage.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

Anyone who thinks they stand apart from society and defies all which govern

Anyone who thinks they stand apart from society and defies all which govern its existence has less in common with the lone wolf patriot standing up to dystopic forces of oppression - a myth - and more in common with the disease known as cancer - a harsh r
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

We could never learn to be brave and patient if there were only joy in the

We could never learn to be brave and patient if there were only joy in the world
Posted 5 months, 2 weeks ago

Henry Cabot Lodge was like medicine, good for you, but hard to take. – Tedd

Henry Cabot Lodge was like medicine, good for you, but hard to take. – Teddy White
Posted 5 months, 2 weeks ago

Harold Hill: You pile up enough tomorrows, and you'll find you are left wit

Harold Hill: You pile up enough tomorrows, and you'll find you are left with nothing but a lot of empty yesterdays. I don't know about you, but I'd like to make today worth remembering.
Posted 5 months, 2 weeks ago

Despite billions of Sun, the universe is still in darkness! The wisdom of l

Despite billions of Sun, the universe is still in darkness! The wisdom of light is yet powerless!
Posted 5 months, 2 weeks ago

If there is one thing I have learned, from loving Jessamine and even from t

If there is one thing I have learned, from loving Jessamine and even from the evil tasks you have made me do, it is that all forms of life are worthy of compassion.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

But it was not the boyish grin she had known when he bounded along the low-

But it was not the boyish grin she had known when he bounded along the low-gravity inner corridors of Battle School. This smile had weariness in it, and old fears long mastered but still present. It was the smile of wisdom.
Posted 5 months, 2 weeks ago

All dreams. If there was love or pity for him, it was only in his dreams.

All dreams. If there was love or pity for him, it was only in his dreams.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago