Category Archives: Today’s Quote

Hate Masks Pain (James Baldwin)

“I imagine one of the reasons people cling to their hates so stubbornly is because they sense, once hate is gone, they will be forced to deal with pain.” ― James Baldwin, The Fire Next Time

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Note to Self: Simplify!

“Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify, simplify! I say, let your affairs be as two or three, and not a hundred or a thousand; instead of a million count half a dozen, and keep your accounts on … Continue reading

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Hesse: On Seeking…

What could I say to you that would be of value, except that perhaps you seek too much, that as a result of your seeking you cannot find. ~Hermann Hesse

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Explore. Dream. Discover.

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did so. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your … Continue reading

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Death of Earth

There are flood and drouth Over the eyes and in the mouth, Dead water and dead sand Contending for the upper hand. The parched eviscerate soil Gapes at the vanity of toil, Laughs without mirth.          This is the death … Continue reading

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Wait Without Hope

  I said to my soul, be still, and wait without hope For hope would be hope for the wrong thing; wait without love, For love would be love of the wrong thing; there is yet faith But the faith … Continue reading

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Today’s Quote: Henry David Thoreau

There is some of the same fitness in a man’s building his own house as there is in a bird’s building its own nest. Who knows but if men constructed their dwellings with their own hands, and provided food for … Continue reading

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