“Who is more to be pitied, a writer bound and gagged by policemen or one living in perfect freedom who has nothing more to say?” Kurt Vonnegut

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I have never been…

"I need to put on my face."

I have never been aware before how many faces there are. There are quantities of human beings, but there are many more faces, for each person has several. Rainer Maria Rilke

 

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I find television to be…

I hate reading.

I find television to be very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go in the other room and read a book. ~Groucho Marx
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If there’s a book…

click, click, click, ding

If there’s a book you really want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it. ~Toni Morrison
(for sister Linda and other aspiring writers)

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God sent his singers upon earth with…

God sent his Singers upon earth
With songs of sadness and of mirth,
That they might touch the hearts of men,
And bring them back to heaven again.
~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow quotegarden.com

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We used to build…

We used to build civilizations. Now we build shopping malls. Bill Bryson- Author of Notes from a Small Island

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Cleaning houses and cooking are…

Continue reading

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Have nothing in…

“Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.” – William Morris

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Like all the best families…

“Like all the best families, we have our share of eccentricities, of impetuous and wayward youngsters and of family disagreements.”
-Elizabeth II

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Thank goodness I was…

Flopsy, Mopsy,Cottontail,Peter and friends

“Thank goodness I was never sent to school; it would have rubbed off some of the originality.” Beatrix Potter

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