Factober

Sticking to a diet required me to have a permanently low self-esteem. But happily, I developed other skills beyond a fluctuating weight, eventually building up a different source of self-worth.

Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

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People are raised to believe that happiness is the land to which they are d

People are raised to believe that happiness is the land to which they are destined to travel. But that belief, which one so easily accepts as true, might just as well be a mirage.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

I have been able to have a family and to dedicate quality time to my two se

I have been able to have a family and to dedicate quality time to my two sets of twins and my husband, as well as to serve on the boards of The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research and Montefiore Medical Center.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

The view which regards man as a well, a reservoir full of possibilities, I

The view which regards man as a well, a reservoir full of possibilities, I call the romantic; the one which regards him as a very finite and fixed creature, I call the classical.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

The compact between writing and walking is almost as old as literature -- a

The compact between writing and walking is almost as old as literature -- a walk is only a step away from a story, and every path tells.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

What we need is more books to read.

What we need is more books to read.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

May I never forsake thee, my God.

May I never forsake thee, my God.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

He who is of calm and happy nature will hardly feel the pressure of age, bu

He who is of calm and happy nature will hardly feel the pressure of age, but to him who is of an opposite disposition youth and age are equally a burden.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

There are enough reasons to live your life happily rather than sacrificing

There are enough reasons to live your life happily rather than sacrificing it for a lie.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

let your haters be your motivators

let your haters be your motivators
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

My message going forward is that I want to remind everyone in the aviation

My message going forward is that I want to remind everyone in the aviation industry - especially those who manage aviation companies and those who regulate aviation - that we owe it to our passengers to keep learning how to do it better.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

I never realized that there was history close at hand beside my very own

I never realized that there was history close at hand beside my very own home. I did not realize that the old grave that stood among the brambles at the foot of our farm was history.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Ignorant men raise questions that wise men answered a thousand years ago.

Ignorant men raise questions that wise men answered a thousand years ago.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago