Smile from your heart; nothing is more beautiful than a woman who is happy to be herself.
Look upon your chastening as God's chariots sent to carry your soul into the high places of spiritual achievement.
Hannah Whitall Smith
The sorrow for the dead is the only sorrow from which we refuse to be divorced. Every other wound we seek to heal -- every other affliction to forget: but this wound we consider it a duty to keep open -- this affliction we cherish and brood over in solitude.
We must lay hold of the fact that economic laws are not made by nature. They are made by human beings.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Not all complex problems have easy solutions; so says science (so warns science.)
Mark Z. Danielewski
Ninety percent of this game is half mental.
I've found men are less likely to let petty things annoy them.
There is a weird power in a spoken word. . . . And a word carries far--very far--deals destruction through time as the bullets go flying through space.
Joseph Conrad, Lord Jim 1900, Ch
It is very sad for a man to make himself servant to a single thing his manhood all taken out of him by the hydraulic pressure of excessive business.
Nowadays, many Americans have forgotten the meaning and traditions of Memorial Day. At cemeteries across the country, the graves of the fallen are sadly ignored, and worse, neglected.
A poem begins with a lump in the throat, a home-sickness or a love-sickness. It is a reaching-out toward expression; an effort to find fulfillment. A complete poem is one where the emotion has found its thought and the thought has found the words.
He whom the Gods love dies young, while he is in health, has his senses and his judgments sound.
Next Big Thing -- you hear all that crap. I'd be lying if I said I wasn't psyched.
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