1 October 2014

Morning made a considerable difference in my general prospect of Life, and brightened it so much that it scarcely seemed the same.

Charles Dickens

Do you know?

30 September 2014

“Do you know,” Peter asked “why swallows build in the eaves of houses? It is to listen to the stories.”

James M. Barrie


29 September 2014

Beauty is that quality which, next to money, is generally the most attractive to the worst kinds of men; and, therefore, it is likely to entail a great deal of trouble on the possessor.

Ann Brontë

Love is

28 September 2014

Love is or it ain’t. Thin love ain’t love at all.

Toni Morrison

Freeing Yourself

27 September 2014

Freeing yourself was one thing; claiming ownership of that freed self was another.

Toni Morrison


26 September 2014

I like marriage. The idea.

Toni Morrison

She is a friend of mind

25 September 2014

She is a friend of mind. She gather me, man. The pieces I am, she gather them and give them back to me in all the right order. It’s good, you know, when you got a woman who is a friend of your mind.

Toni Morrison

All Water

24 September 2014

All water has a perfect memory and is forever trying to get back to where it was.

Toni Morrison

The South

23 September 2014

The south produced statesmen and soldiers, planters and doctors and lawyers and poets, but certainly no engineers and mechanics. Let Yankees adopt such low callings.

Margaret Mitchell

Pick up broken fragments

22 September 2014

I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken – and I’d rather remember it as it was at its best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived.

Margaret Mitchell

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