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To believe that will has power over potentiality, that the passage to actuality is the result of a decision that puts an end to the ambiguity of potentiality (which is always potentiality to do and not to do) — this is the perpetual illusion of morality.

Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

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Through every turn in life, through every little twist of fate, there is an

Through every turn in life, through every little twist of fate, there is an opportunity to take a step back, find and reinvent yourself, and come back a bigger, stronger, better you.
Posted 4 months ago

For a time in high school, I had glasses, braces, and a cast. I like to cal

For a time in high school, I had glasses, braces, and a cast. I like to call this look 'no date for homecoming.'
Posted 3 months, 3 weeks ago

We all care intensely for the narrative of our own life and very much want

We all care intensely for the narrative of our own life and very much want it to be a good story, with a decent hero.
Posted 4 months ago

Love is born from disagreeing over something we believe in. Hate is born fr

Love is born from disagreeing over something we believe in. Hate is born from disagreeing over something we fear.
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

We probably read Shakespeare in the first place for his stories, afterwards

We probably read Shakespeare in the first place for his stories, afterwards for his characters. . . . To become intimate with Shakespeare in this way is a great enrichment of mind and instruction of conscience. Then, by degrees, as we go on reading this w
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

Expansion (both far and wide) is the order of the day

Expansion (both far and wide) is the order of the day
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They never didThey never will

They never didThey never will
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

When one turns seventeen and begins to experience that first period of real

When one turns seventeen and begins to experience that first period of real independence, one's senses are so alert, one's sentiments so finely attuned that every conversation, every look, every laugh may be writ indelibly upon one's memory. And the frien
Posted 4 months ago

Patience is both the tool for and the result of, our efforts.

Patience is both the tool for and the result of, our efforts.
Posted 4 months ago

Giving a woman your whole life is meaningless without giving her your whole

Giving a woman your whole life is meaningless without giving her your whole heart as well.
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

Queen Bee hates me. I know, as I reach the door, that nothing good waits fo

Queen Bee hates me. I know, as I reach the door, that nothing good waits for me on the other side. When you're called to see the Commanding Officer, you're either getting a medal or a kick in the arse.And I'm not getting any medals.
Posted 4 months ago

If someone is speaking to you and elevating themselves at the expense of an

If someone is speaking to you and elevating themselves at the expense of another, consider the source a non-factor; that's keepin' it 'sucka-free'.
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago