Factober

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It doesn't matter how you conceive of divinity. It only matters that you se

It doesn't matter how you conceive of divinity. It only matters that you see it in everything, including yourself.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

We thought of [New York] as a free city, like one of those storied prewar t

We thought of [New York] as a free city, like one of those storied prewar tropical nests of intrigue and licentiousness where exiles and lamsters and refugees found shelter in a tangle of improbable juxtapositions.
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An apple tree is just like a person. In order to thrive, it needs companion

An apple tree is just like a person. In order to thrive, it needs companionship that's similar to it in some ways, but quite different than others.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

She is like a meteor shooting off by itself, traveling through space, knowi

She is like a meteor shooting off by itself, traveling through space, knowing no bounds, who knows ehere eventually to come to ground, on another planet or back on our earth again, or to disappear in the infinity of nature.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Loving leaders allow for individuality in style and expression.

Loving leaders allow for individuality in style and expression.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

I'm not prepared for Rue's family. Her parents, whose faces are still fresh

I'm not prepared for Rue's family. Her parents, whose faces are still fresh with sorrow. Her fiver younger siblings, who resemble her so closely. The slight builds, the luminous brown eyes. They form a flock of small dark birds.
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... life wasn't full of problems, it was rich with decisions.

... life wasn't full of problems, it was rich with decisions.
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You write what you know, and I know rock and roll.

You write what you know, and I know rock and roll.
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It occurred to them for the first time in their lives that what's divine ca

It occurred to them for the first time in their lives that what's divine can come in dark skin.
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A man can forgive all manner of faults in beautiful women that in ugly men

A man can forgive all manner of faults in beautiful women that in ugly men he find entirely beyond sufferance
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Let her know that her look really works for you.

Let her know that her look really works for you.
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[Flaubert] didn’t just hate the railway as such; he hated the way it flatte

[Flaubert] didn’t just hate the railway as such; he hated the way it flattered people with the illusion of progress. What was the point of scientific advance without moral advance? The railway would merely permit more people to move about, meet and be stu
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago