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The chance of the bread falling with the buttered side down is directly proportional to the cost of the carpet.

Posted 4 months ago

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Awards and recognition are not the purpose of life and not the goal of an a

Awards and recognition are not the purpose of life and not the goal of an activist. The heart of an activist usually redonates the money, or uses the accolades as a foot in the door for more activism and awareness. A plack on the wall won’t change the wor
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

I signed schoolboy forms for Watford when I was 12, but then my parents got

I signed schoolboy forms for Watford when I was 12, but then my parents got divorced, and I never kicked a ball for three years. I rebelled, I left home, but getting back into football sorted me out. It was the second chance I needed.
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

Human survival requires that nation-states give up the institution of war a

Human survival requires that nation-states give up the institution of war and replace it with a cooperatively-functioning global peace system - for the well-being and security of all people everywhere.
Posted 4 months ago

I will take your heart.I will take your soul out of your bodyAs though I we

I will take your heart.I will take your soul out of your bodyAs though I were God.I will not be satisfiedWith the little words you say to me.I will not be satisfiedWith the touch of your handNor the sweet of your lips alone.I will take your heart for mine
Posted 4 months ago

Everything, if you could only see it clearly enough, like this, is beautifu

Everything, if you could only see it clearly enough, like this, is beautiful and complete. Everything has its own perfection.
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

One of the multitudes of exboyfriends had been a country music fan and left

One of the multitudes of exboyfriends had been a country music fan and left Gemma with an unfortunate passion for Tammy Wynette. It was like, Cat thought, he’d given her herpes.
Posted 4 months ago

They sought the pain they knew so well and called it love.

They sought the pain they knew so well and called it love.
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

I go on writing in both respectable and despised genres because I respect t

I go on writing in both respectable and despised genres because I respect them all, rejoice in their differences, and reject only the prejudice and ignorance that dismisses any book, unread, as not worth reading." -- "On Despising Genres," essay
Posted 4 months ago

When one becomes accustomed to "companionship" without demands, life with p

When one becomes accustomed to "companionship" without demands, life with people may seem overwhelming. Dependence on a person is risky but it also opens us to deeply knowing another.
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

Don't give up...easy to say. But if you subscribe to this attitude you will

Don't give up...easy to say. But if you subscribe to this attitude you will always be in the position to succeed.
Posted 4 months ago

Forgive me my nonsense as I also forgive the nonsense of those who think th

Forgive me my nonsense as I also forgive the nonsense of those who think they talk sense.
Posted 4 months ago

Leadership is about stepping up when it's the appropriate time and then mak

Leadership is about stepping up when it's the appropriate time and then making sure everyone knows that we're all on the same page.
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago