Factober

When one stops writing one becomes oneself again, the person one usually is, in terms of occupations, thoughts, language. Thus I am now me again, I am here, I go about my ordinary business, I have nothing to do with the book, or, to be exact, I entered it, but I can no longer enter it.

Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

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Considering our states of mind just the week before, it was hard to believe

Considering our states of mind just the week before, it was hard to believe that the five of us could all be so free and happy, so uninhibited, and all dancing at once, but I guess when we joined together and finally opened up, we made more than a star: W
Posted 4 months ago

If history only remembers one in a thousand of us, then that future will be

If history only remembers one in a thousand of us, then that future will be filled with stories of who we were and what we did.
Posted 4 months ago

I know it sounds corny, but when you follow your dreams, it happens. And if

I know it sounds corny, but when you follow your dreams, it happens. And if it's music, take it seriously.
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

Just as with swimming or riding a bike, you can't really learn how to fall

Just as with swimming or riding a bike, you can't really learn how to fall in love from reading a book not even this one. Sure you can read about the different swimming strokes or the parts of a bicycle; you can learn the theory and physics behind the spo
Posted 4 months ago

God's 'permission' of evil so multiplied is not simply to be accounted for

God's 'permission' of evil so multiplied is not simply to be accounted for by his respecting our free will. He takes the harms we mutually inflict and overrules them for our good.
Posted 4 months ago

Of all books printed, probably not more than half are ever read. Many are e

Of all books printed, probably not more than half are ever read. Many are embalmed in public libraries; many go into private quarters to fill spaces; many are glanced at and put away...scarcely opened until the fire needs kindling. The most ardent book-lo
Posted 4 months ago

Hope-it was a fire that lit the soul, a belief in both the impossible and i

Hope-it was a fire that lit the soul, a belief in both the impossible and in everything imaginable, the budding anticipation of joy, waiting with each breath.
Posted 4 months ago

Ask and it shall be given you seek and ye shall find knock and it shal

Ask and it shall be given you seek and ye shall find knock and it shall be opened unto you. For every one that asketh receiveth and he that seeketh findeth and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

A true Christian lives and labors on earth not for himself but for his neig

A true Christian lives and labors on earth not for himself but for his neighbor. Therefore the whole spirit of his life him impels him to do even that which he needs not do, but which is profitable and necessary for his neighbor.
Posted 4 months ago

But what I was going to say was, I just figured I'm going to go boldly in t

But what I was going to say was, I just figured I'm going to go boldly in the direction of my dreams, say it as Thoreau would say, and just see where it takes me.
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

Even in our day, science suspects beyond the Polar seas, at the very circle

Even in our day, science suspects beyond the Polar seas, at the very circle of the Arctic Pole, the existence of a sea which never freezes and a continent which is ever green.
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

It is the theory that decides what can be observed.

It is the theory that decides what can be observed.
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago