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    A probity more practiced in the avowal than in the enactment is a false witness of virtue.

    A 'modern' translation: "If you don’t walk the talk you’re just running your mouth.""

    December 31, 2017 by eathian in Literature  ID#:643942
  • 12

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    I suffer from The Paper Clip Syndrome. I become attached to people too quickly. They just use me for all kinds of sundry purposes, and not infrequently I get ‘bent out of shape’ to suit a miscellany of their needs until I finally just get fatigued and break. I get taken for granted. The paper clip appears simple. Anyone could have thought of it, but there were 50 patents beginning in the 1860’s for paper clip like fasteners. The modern two loop paper clip was manufactured (but never patented) in Britain in the early 1870’s by the Gem Manufacturing Company, so the modern paper clip is often referenced as the Gem paper clip.

    December 31, 2017 by eathian in Literature  ID#:643941
  • 13

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    Prince Hamlet never would have made a good king, but damn did he ever express some noble equivocations..

    December 31, 2017 by eathian in Literature  ID#:643917
  • 14

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    People are more likely to take a book to heart if they feel it was written with them in mind.

    December 24, 2017 by eathian in Literature  ID#:643777
  • 15

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    “Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world .. " :)

    September 25, 2017 by *♥BelievingInMiracles♥* in Literature  ID#:642332
  • 16

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    And when the fog's over and the stars and the moon come out at night it'll be a beautiful sight :)

    September 21, 2017 by *♥BelievingInMiracles♥* in Literature  ID#:642229
  • 17

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    Thinking of the stars night after night I begin to realize “The stars are words” and all the innumerable worlds in the Milky Way are words :)

    September 17, 2017 by *♥BelievingInMiracles♥* in Literature  ID#:642164
  • 18

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    I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen :)

    September 10, 2017 by *♥BelievingInMiracles♥* in Literature  ID#:642033
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    Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read :)

    September 6, 2017 by *♥BelievingInMiracles♥* in Literature  ID#:642011
  • 20

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    The best style of writing is your own :)

    September 5, 2017 by *♥BelievingInMiracles♥* in Literature  ID#:641995