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Chance by Joseph Conrad
“Being a woman is a terribly difficult trade since it consists principally of dealings with men.”
Joseph Conrad
Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu
“Simplicity, patience, compassion.
These three are your greatest treasures.
Simple in actions and thoughts, you return to the source of being.
Patient with both friends and enemies,
you accord with the way things are.
Compassionate toward yourself,
you reconcile all beings in the world.”
Lao Tzu
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"I think we loved so blindly, every one of us meaning to explore the other’s face but knocking over everything in the way. Now each of us, building dark images of what we think happened. I heard a song today that played when we were young. It made ..." Read more of this blog post »
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Mark Nepo
“Whatever truth we feel compelled to withhold, no matter how unthinkable it is to imagine ourselves telling it, not to is a way of spiritually holding our breath. You can only do it for so long.”
Mark Nepo, The Book of Awakening: Having the Life You Want by Being Present to the Life You Have

Glen Cook
“Morning is wonderful. Its only drawback is that it comes at such an inconvenient time of day.”
Glen Cook, Sweet Silver Blues

Wisława Szymborska
“When I pronounce the word Future,
the first syllable already belongs to the past.

When I pronounce the word Silence,
I destroy it.”
Wisława Szymborska, Poems New and Collected

Anne Morrow Lindbergh
“The most exhausting thing in life, I have discovered, is being insincere.”
Anne Morrow Lindbergh, Gift from the Sea

Tadeusz Borowski
“neither poems nor prose
just a length of rope
just the wet earth --
that's the way home.

neither vodka nor bread
just bursts of rage
just more new graves --
that's youth and that's love.

neither sleep nor waking
neither joy nor laughter
just tears in the night --
so the rope, paper, knife.”
Tadeusz Borowski

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