Factober

Wisdom stands at the turn in the road and calls upon us publicly, but we consider it false and despise its adherents.

Posted 4 months ago

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He realised, more vividly than ever before, that art had two constant, two

He realised, more vividly than ever before, that art had two constant, two unending preoccupations: it is always meditating upon death and it is always thereby creating life.
Posted 4 months, 1 week ago

When you’re as small as I am, people don’t expect you to be much of an athl

When you’re as small as I am, people don’t expect you to be much of an athlete. You either wilt under the weight of low expectations, or you rise above them.
Posted 4 months ago

What I've learned about writing is that sometimes less is more, while often

What I've learned about writing is that sometimes less is more, while often more is grander. And both are true.
Posted 4 months, 1 week ago

The kind of society we live in can contribute to loneliness. Mobility and c

The kind of society we live in can contribute to loneliness. Mobility and constant change tend to make some individuals feel rootless and disconnected.
Posted 4 months, 1 week ago

In foster care it’s easier to measure what you’ve lost over what you have g

In foster care it’s easier to measure what you’ve lost over what you have gained, because it there aren’t many gains in that life and you are a prisoner to someone else’s plans for your life.
Posted 4 months ago

A common human error is a tendency to recognize personal truths as universa

A common human error is a tendency to recognize personal truths as universal truths.
Posted 4 months ago

Humble me so I do what is right. Break me so I cling to You. Expose me so m

Humble me so I do what is right. Break me so I cling to You. Expose me so my motives stay pure.
Posted 4 months ago

Caius was one of those who gloried in his ignorance, called his lack of let

Caius was one of those who gloried in his ignorance, called his lack of letters purity, scorned any subtlety of thought or expression. A man for his time, indeed.
Posted 4 months, 1 week ago

I've learned that in order to be an efficacious woman with any sort of spir

I've learned that in order to be an efficacious woman with any sort of spiritual power, I first have to love my body.
Posted 4 months, 1 week ago

In America the schools have become too permissive, the kids now are control

In America the schools have become too permissive, the kids now are controlling the schools, the tail is wagging the dog. We've got to make a change there and get it back to where the teachers have control of the classrooms.
Posted 4 months ago

Some people regard private enterprise as a predatory tiger to be shot. Othe

Some people regard private enterprise as a predatory tiger to be shot. Others look on it as a cow they can milk. Not enough people see it as a healthy horse, pulling a sturdy wagon.
Posted 4 months ago

Hatred is so much easier to win than love - and so much harder to get rid o

Hatred is so much easier to win than love - and so much harder to get rid of.
Posted 4 months ago