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Do Not Stop Questioning

Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning. Albert Einstein (quoted from a comment by Etain Butterfly https://etainbutterfly.wordpress.com/) Advertisements

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Desire, Lust, True Love

There is not more desire, he (my father) had said, in lust than in true love, but in true love desire awakens pity, hope, affection, admiration, and given appropriate circumstances, every emotion possible to men. William Butler Yeats, from “Autobiographies”, … Continue reading

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Storyteller’s Creed

I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that … Continue reading

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Loving, Forgiving, Faith, Hoping

Loving means to love that which is unlovable, or it is no virtue at all; forgiving means to pardon the unpardonable, or it is no virtue at all; faith means believing the unbelievable, or it is no virtue at all. … Continue reading

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We Must Be Saved By…

Nothing that is worth doing can be achieved in our lifetime; therefore we must be saved by hope. Nothing which is true or beautiful or good makes complete sense in any immediate context of history; therefore we must be saved … Continue reading

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Quotes from “Reminisce” Magazine

The following quotes, from different years and issues, have been attributed by the magazine to the subscriber who submitted them to¬† “Reminisce”. If I have discovered someone else had originally wrote or said the quote, then I have tried to … Continue reading

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Dorothy Parker Quotes

I might repeat to myself, slowly and soothingly, a list of quotations beautiful from minds profound; if I can remember any of the damn things. “Four be the things I am wiser to know: Idleness, sorrow, a friend, and a … Continue reading

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