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Perhaps it's true that all men love their fathers, no matter how terrible t

Perhaps it's true that all men love their fathers, no matter how terrible the things they do to their sons: there is a part of us that remains forever in debt to those responsible for our existence.
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

The young nihilists," Dad called us."What are nihilists?""Nihilists believe

The young nihilists," Dad called us."What are nihilists?""Nihilists believe that nothing has any meaning. They believe in nothing.""Yeah," said Earl. "I'm a nihilist."Me, too," I said."Good for you," Dad said, grinning. Then he stopped grinning and said,
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

But thou when thou prayest enter into thy room and when thou hast shut t

But thou when thou prayest enter into thy room and when thou hast shut thy door pray to thy Father who is in secret and thy Father who seeth in secret shall reward thee openly.
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

I am counting totally and completely on the Lord Jesus Christ, and not on B

I am counting totally and completely on the Lord Jesus Christ, and not on Billy Graham. I am not going to heaven because I’ve read the Bible, nor because I’ve preached to a lot of people. I’m going to heaven because of what Christ did.
Posted 4 months ago

You're better than seven years of food. You're better than windows. You're

You're better than seven years of food. You're better than windows. You're even better than the sky.
Posted 4 months ago

I feel as if something has been torn suddenly out of my life and left a ter

I feel as if something has been torn suddenly out of my life and left a terrible hole. I feel as if I couldn't be I — as if I must have changed into somebody else and couldn't get used to it. It gives me a horrible lonely, dazed, helpless feeling. It's go
Posted 4 months ago

Don't let yourself slip and get any perfect characters... keep them people,

Don't let yourself slip and get any perfect characters... keep them people, people, people, and don't let them get to be symbols.
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

No father knows that he is carrying his son up the stairs for the final tim

No father knows that he is carrying his son up the stairs for the final time
Posted 4 months ago

Where can we find greater structural clarity than in the wooden buildings o

Where can we find greater structural clarity than in the wooden buildings of old? Where else can we find such unity of material, construction and form? here, the wisdom of whole generations is stored.
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

Friendship is a beautiful blessing. You may love your friends and they may

Friendship is a beautiful blessing. You may love your friends and they may love you, but that doesn’t mean they should have unexamined influence in all areas of your life.
Posted 4 months ago

Once established, the young girl's dependency is systematically supported a

Once established, the young girl's dependency is systematically supported as she proceeds through childhood. For being "nice" - nonchallenging, nonconfronting, noncomplaining - she's rewarded with good grades, the approval of her parents and teachers, and
Posted 4 months ago

Wait a minute,” Sandra said, sounding skeptical. “You were really stuck?”Th

Wait a minute,” Sandra said, sounding skeptical. “You were really stuck?”Things were starting to get worse.Her mouth dropped open and she began to laugh—the kind of laugh that would have been music to his ears if she were laughing with him and not at him.
Posted 4 months ago