Factober

The house has to please everyone, contrary to the work of art which does not. The work is a private matter for the artist. The house is not.

Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

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It was really amazing the number of hard hits from which a mind could recov

It was really amazing the number of hard hits from which a mind could recover.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

I used to think--and given the way we ended up, maybe I still do--that all

I used to think--and given the way we ended up, maybe I still do--that all relationships need the kind of violent shove that a crush brings, just to get you started and to push you over the humps. And then, when the energy from that shove has gone and you
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

To criticize a person for their race is manifestly irrational and ridiculou

To criticize a person for their race is manifestly irrational and ridiculous, but to criticize their religion, that is a right. That is a freedom.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

It's always darkest before you're blinded by the light

It's always darkest before you're blinded by the light
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An idea is a gift, a finished project is turning that gift into a book by m

An idea is a gift, a finished project is turning that gift into a book by making yourself write even when you don't want to. There is no such thing as a block of time to write. You have to carve time from a busy day. Elaine L. Orr
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Freud introduced the unconscious, which in effect dethroned man as the unco

Freud introduced the unconscious, which in effect dethroned man as the uncontested master of his own rational faculties. Instead , our lives and our decisions, our loves and our hates, are more often the result of forces working elsewhere than in our cons
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I Only Speak in Blood. . .

I Only Speak in Blood. . .
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I always preferred my father's pasta the next day, when he'd put it in a ho

I always preferred my father's pasta the next day, when he'd put it in a hot oven with heaps of extra cheese. It would emerge slightly burned and very crisp on top.
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But music didn't make my mother nervous. She was more concerned about the a

But music didn't make my mother nervous. She was more concerned about the agenda of women who thought it was a good idea to wear pastel, shoulder-padded suits while they all marched single file toward a better tomorrow.
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Too much study wears the body. BUT the truth refreshes the soul, sustains t

Too much study wears the body. BUT the truth refreshes the soul, sustains the spirit for a beautiful body.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Let us express our deepest gratitude to those who sacrificed their lives to

Let us express our deepest gratitude to those who sacrificed their lives to give us freedom. Wish you all a very joyful Independence Day!
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Dennis faced him. They glared at each other again. Neither said a word unti

Dennis faced him. They glared at each other again. Neither said a word until Dennis set the glasses down, leaned back against the counter, and folded his arms over his chest. "You're an idiot." "Seems to be a common conclusion. You're not my favourite per
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