If my fellow Democrats and all those progressives wanted to govern without...– Clinton Counterfactuals | Talking Points Memo (via apsies)
"Anyone who claims we don’t have class warfare in...
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You will find meaning in life only if you create it. It is not lying there...– Osho (via illuminatedbeing)
All good books are alike in that they are truer than if they had really happened...– Ernest Hemingway (via writingadvice)
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The man who couldn't stop drawing →
youmightfindyourself: itwonlast: By Amy Ellis Nutt Jon Sarkin was working as a chiropractor when a stroke changed him. Suddenly, he was self-absorbed, rude and fighting a compulsive desire to create art. Jon Sarkin and Hank Turgeon had battled all afternoon on the Cape Ann golf course, Massachusetts. The time was about 3pm, Thursday 20 October 1988, and the two friends had cut out of...
Straighten yourself and you will not stand steady; Display yourself and you...– Tao Te Ching (via illuminatedbeing)
Dear Pro-Lifers: Nasty photos of aborted fetuses...
Closing your eyes isn’t going to change anything. Nothing’s going to disappear...– Haruki Murakami (via creatingaquietmind)
The battle under way in America is not between religion and science. It is not...– Chris Hedges (via azspot)
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We never love anyone. We love only our idea of what someone is like. We love an...– The Book of Disquiet, Fernando Pessoa (via explodingclouds)
I love your silences, they are like mine. You are the only being before whom I...– Anaïs Nin, Under a Glass Bell (via melancholynotes)
A second thing that happens when we fail to distinguish the civil religion of...– Greg Boyd (via azspot) it’s ridiculous that this even has to be said. (via changingmyperspective)
Cautious, careful people, always casting about to preserve their reputation and...– Susan B. Anthony (via thesearepeopleyouknow)
When you’re young, you’re afraid of being alone. Solitude is a burden and you...– Steven Patrick Morrissey (via enchants)
It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so...– J.K. Rowling (via aquaticuss)
The truly creative mind in any field is no more than this: a human creature born...– Pearl S. Buck, as quoted in The 101 Habits of Highly Successful Screenwriters by Karl Inglesias. (via bookoasis)
You have to resign yourself to the fact that you waste a lot of trees before you...– J. K. Rowling | Vancouver 2000 writers’ festival (via writingadvice)
writing advice: Suspense in Writing →
writingadvice: By Vivian Gilbert Zabel Mystery, action/adventure, crime, and detective stories require components which build, add, and/or continue the suspense needed to keep the reader’s attention. The first place to build suspense needed in any writing is the first few sentences. According to Bill…
Interesting post on CNN about phrases and parts of... →
As States Struggle, How Much For the Arts? →
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Creative work is not a selfish act or a bid for attention on the part of the...– Steven Pressfield (via bohemianarthouse)
We choose to go…not because [it is] easy, but because [it is] hard, because that...– John F. Kennedy (via soul-surfer)
It is an important and popular fact that things are not always what they seem....– Douglas Adams, The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy (via disorderanddisarray)
I am tired of myself tonight. I should like to be somebody else.– Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray (via wordsfrombooks)
I think marriage in general is not a healthy institution in our society. If...– bell hooks (via queeraspie) YES. Abolish marriage. (via youarenotyou)
A BP (BP) refinery in Indiana will be allowed to continue to dump mercury into...– BP gets OK to dump mercury into Lake Michigan - USATODAY.com (via radicallyhottoff) Ugh. (via youarenotyou)