Monthly Archives: July 2016

Freedom Didn’t Happen…

Freedom didn’t happen because your opponents saw the light. It happened because they no longer found it necessary to live in the dark. Their hands may never move toward a candle, but their eyes adjust. Adam Gopnik, from his article, … Continue reading

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Books Teach Something

I don’t think there is any book that can’t teach you something, even if it is how not to tell a story. Mary Higgins Clark, from By the Book, requoted from Reader’s Digest, July/August 2016 issue, page 29.

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The Ambition of the Irish

The ambition of the Irish is to say a thing as everybody says it, only louder. Gerard Manley Hopkins, introductory quote from The Founding Father, written by Richard J. Whalen, copyright 1964.

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Two Things Are Infinite

Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe. But that might just be me being stupid. Albert Einstein, requoted from Reader’s Digest, December 2015/January 2016 issue, page 19. Save

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Fear

Fear is often disguised as moral outrage. Judy Blume requoted from Reader’s Digest, October 2013 issue, page 168

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