Factober

The best money advice ever given me was from my father. When I was a little girl, he told me, 'Don't spend anything unless you have to.'

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Be prepared before you set off to work on your dreams. Prior preparation is

Be prepared before you set off to work on your dreams. Prior preparation is success divided by half. The more prepared you are, the easier your success. Set off.
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Never reject the opportunity to take the first step. The first step is the

Never reject the opportunity to take the first step. The first step is the key to obtaining the experience you have longed for.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Avoiding our pain is needlessly exhausting. Pain can not be killed. When we

Avoiding our pain is needlessly exhausting. Pain can not be killed. When we attempt to bury our pain, it rises up from the grave of our emotions, haunting us, until we acknowledge its presence. We can heal our pain when we allow it to move through us.
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Growth is life, and life is for ever destined to make for light.

Growth is life, and life is for ever destined to make for light.
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I force people to have coffee with me, just because I don't trust that a fr

I force people to have coffee with me, just because I don't trust that a friendship can be maintained without any other senses besides a computer or cellphone screen.
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Charitably... I think... sometimes, perhaps, one must change or die. And, i

Charitably... I think... sometimes, perhaps, one must change or die. And, in the end, there were, perhaps, limits to how much he could let himself change.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

There is a time for risky love. There is a time for extravagant gestures. T

There is a time for risky love. There is a time for extravagant gestures. There is a time to pour out your affections on one you love. And when the time comes - seize it, don't miss it.
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Here’s a little mote of wisdom: Not everyone who claims to be an expert, is

Here’s a little mote of wisdom: Not everyone who claims to be an expert, is indeed an expert. Please note: I have never claimed to be an expert on anything except perhaps making the perfect omelet, and if you don’t like spicy, you’d probably argue with me
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Who has fully realized that history is not contained in thick books but liv

Who has fully realized that history is not contained in thick books but lives in our very blood?
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It rewrites the contract, I'd read somewhere. Your self's no longer central

It rewrites the contract, I'd read somewhere. Your self's no longer central. This thing comes out of you and drags half your soul along after it like a blanket.
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You know, that was what we missed most. Not our beds, not our homes, not ev

You know, that was what we missed most. Not our beds, not our homes, not even our mothers. We would talk about food.
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An ache filled my chest, so sharp that I gasped out loud. Was this what a b

An ache filled my chest, so sharp that I gasped out loud. Was this what a broken heart felt like? Was it possible to die from the pain? I’d always thought the girls at school so dramatic; when they broke up with their boyfriends, they cried and carried on
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