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  • #1
    James Wright
    “Suddenly I realize
    That if I stepped out of my body I would break
    Into blossom. ”
    James Wright, Above the River: The Complete Poems

  • #2
    Billy Sunday
    “Going to church doesn’t make you a Christian any more than going to a garage makes you an automobile.”
    Billy Sunday, Billy Sunday, the Man and His Message: With His Own Words Which Have Won Thousands for Christ

  • #3
    G.K. Chesterton
    “An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered.”
    G.K. Chesterton

  • #4
    Thomas de Quincey
    “If once a man indulges himself in murder, very soon he comes to think little of robbing; and from robbing he comes next to drinking and Sabbath-breaking, and from that to incivility and procrastination.”
    Thomas de Quincey, On Murder

  • #5
    G.K. Chesterton
    “Fairy tales do not tell children the dragons exist. Children already know that dragons exist. Fairy tales tell children the dragons can be killed.”
    G.K. Chesterton

  • #6
    Thomas de Quincey
    “Surely everyone is aware of the divine pleasures which attend a wintry fireside; candles at four o'clock, warm hearthrugs, tea, a fair tea-maker, shutters closed, curtains flowing in ample draperies to the floor, whilst the wind and rain are raging audibly without.”
    Thomas de Quincey, Confessions of an English Opium Eater

  • #7
    G.K. Chesterton
    “There are two ways to get enough. One is to continue to accumulate more and more. The other is to desire less.”
    G.K. Chesterton

  • #8
    Alfred Bester
    “Faith in faith' he answered himself. 'It isn't necessary to have something to believe in. It's only necessary to believe that somewhere there's something worthy of belief.”
    Alfred Bester, The Stars My Destination

  • #9
    Thomas de Quincey
    “If once a man indulges himself in murder, very soon he comes to think little of robbing; and from robbing he comes next to drinking and Sabbath-breaking, and from that to incivility and procrastination. Once begun upon this downward path, you never know where you are to stop. Many a man has dated his ruin from some murder or other that perhaps he thought little of at the time.”
    Thomas de Quincey
    tags: humor, wit



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