Factober

We have but one flag, one country; let us stand together. We may differ in color, but not in sentiment. Many things have been said about me which are wrong, and which white and black persons here, who stood by me through the war, can contradict.

Posted 5 months ago

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Why are so many very smart people not also rich? I guess they are too busy

Why are so many very smart people not also rich? I guess they are too busy calculating risks rather than getting into action.
Posted 5 months ago

This is one of the miracles of love: It gives a power of seeing through its

This is one of the miracles of love: It gives a power of seeing through its own enchantments and yet not being disenchanted.
Posted 5 months ago

Each time they ignore me, I feel invisible. I want to tell them that I am j

Each time they ignore me, I feel invisible. I want to tell them that I am just as human as the man, just as worthy of acknowledgement. These are the little things, but sometimes it is the little things that sting the most.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

You want to believe in leaders, really believe in leaders. You want what th

You want to believe in leaders, really believe in leaders. You want what they are saying to be truthful, and you want to trust them.
Posted 5 months ago

A professor I had in college used to tell me that if someone won’t listen t

A professor I had in college used to tell me that if someone won’t listen to what you have to say because you’re not wearing a tie, then put on a tie, ’cause what you have to say is more important than not wearing a tie. He was right.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

Why you? Why us for that matter? Why anything? Because the moment simply is

Why you? Why us for that matter? Why anything? Because the moment simply is.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

There is only one things in this world shittier than biting it from cancer

There is only one things in this world shittier than biting it from cancer when you're sixteen, and that's having a kid who bites it from cancer.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

I wonder what language truck drivers are using now that everyone is using

I wonder what language truck drivers are using now that everyone is using theirs?
Posted 5 months ago

To become a WRITER I had to learn to INTERRUPT, to speak up, to speak a lit

To become a WRITER I had to learn to INTERRUPT, to speak up, to speak a little louder, and then LOUDER, and then to just speak in my own voice which is NOT LOUD AT ALL.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

The newly-minted captain admits the irony between the gold on his shoulders

The newly-minted captain admits the irony between the gold on his shoulders and the lack of gold in his pockets.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

The biggest insult to any parent is a child that lives up to society standa

The biggest insult to any parent is a child that lives up to society standards and not his or her full potential.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

Nature is an inherently forward beast; footsteps disappear, past hurts fade

Nature is an inherently forward beast; footsteps disappear, past hurts fade.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago