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On Love and Hate

We fall in love We fall out of it We crave for perfection We search for imperfections Some girls are too tall Some are a little small Others fat Others too skinny Some are loud Some are too quiet We search for love All we really want is satisfaction of our ego We want to … Continue reading

*Goosebumps*

I was having a bad day…

… So I went shopping.

Abraham Lincoln

In a speech Abraham Lincoln delivered at the height of the Civil War, he referred to the southerners as fellow human beings who were in error. An elderly lady chastised him for not calling them irreconcilable enemies who must be destroyed. “Why, madam,” Lincoln replied, “do I not destroy my enemies when I make them … Continue reading

In Praise of Friends Who’ll Read Your Manuscripts

Originally posted on Jennifer Keishin Armstrong:
When students ask me what my “one piece of advice” is for aspiring writers, it’s usually: Read. But my second piece of advice — something people rarely ask for — is almost as important. That piece of advice: Cultivate a group of friends willing to read your stuff before…

Dostoevsky

Man is a mystery. It needs to be unravelled, and if you spend your whole life unravelling it, don’t say that you’ve wasted time. I am studying the mystery because I want to be a human being.

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His life was strangely divorced from material things, and it was as though his body at times wreaked a fearful revenge on his spirit.

Wisdom Of Life

“The world is hard and cruel. We are here none knows why, and we go none knows whither. We must be very humble. We must see the beauty of quietness. We must go through life so inconspicuously that Fate does not notice us. And let us seek the love of simple, ignorant people. Their ignorance … Continue reading

Excerpt, Moon and Sixpence, Maugham

“Let me tell you. I imagine that for months the matter never comes into your head, and you’re able to persuade yourself that you’ve finished with it for good and all. You rejoice in your freedom, and you feel that at last you can call your soul your own. You seem to walk with your … Continue reading