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“Only a life lived fer others be worth livin'.”

posted at 3:25 be
on Jan. 31, 2009

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“Me wish be t' ride th' tempest, tame th' waves, keel-haul th' sharks. I will not resign meself…”

posted at 5:36 pm
on Jan. 30, 2009

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“If Ye Want Th' Rainbow (Ye Must Have Th' Rain)”

posted at 2:59 be
on Jan. 26, 2009

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“Prove all things; hold smartly that which be good.”

posted at 9:09 be
on Jan. 22, 2009

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“Martin Luther Kin' walked so that Barack Obama could run,” said one lad. “Barack Obama ran,” said another, “so that all sprogs could fly.”

posted at 12:11 pm
on Jan. 21, 2009

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“Th' lubber who be swimmin' against th' stream knows th' strength o' it.”

posted at 9:09 be
on Jan. 21, 2009

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“I’m struck by th' insidious, computer-driven tendency t' take things out o' th' domain o' muscular activity and put them into th' domain o' mental activity. Th' transfer be not payin' off. Sure, muscles be unreliable, but they represent several million years o' accumulated finesse.”

posted at 12:14 be
on Jan. 20, 2009

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“Challenge be a dragon wi' a gift in its mouth? Tame th' dragon and th' gift be yours.”

posted at 12:14 be
on Jan. 19, 2009

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“I write because I’m afraid t' say some things out loud.”

posted at 12:14 be
on Jan. 18, 2009

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“Intimacy be bein' seen and known as th' person ye truly be.”

posted at 12:14 be
on Jan. 17, 2009

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“It be nobler t' declare oneself wrong than t' insist on bein' right - especially when one be right.”

posted at 12:14 be
on Jan. 16, 2009

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“It’s innocence when it charms us, ignorance when it doesn’t.”

posted at 12:14 be
on Jan. 15, 2009

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“Like anyone else, there be days I feel beautiful and days I don’t, and when I don’t, I do somethin' about it.”

posted at 12:14 be
on Jan. 14, 2009

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“Listen. Dern't have an opinion while ye listen because frankly, yer opinion doesn?t hold much water outside o' Yer Universe. Just listen. Listen until their brain has been twisted like a drippin' towel and what they have t' say be all o'er th' floor.”

posted at 12:14 be
on Jan. 14, 2009

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“We have t' do it in th' Facebook, wi' th' Twitterin'.”

posted at 12:43 pm
on Jan. 13, 2009

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“Love be that splendid triggerin' o' human vitality… th' supreme activity which nature affords anyone fer goin' out o' himself toward someone else.”

posted at 12:14 be
on Jan. 13, 2009

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“Justice? Ye get justice in th' 'nother world, in this world ye have th' law.”

posted at 4:03 pm
on Jan. 11, 2009

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“No nay ne'er help a sprog wi' a task at which Th' ornery cuss feels Th' ornery cuss can succeed.”

posted at 12:14 be
on Jan. 11, 2009

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“a closed door makes everyone think that ye be firin' someone, havin' a good long cry, lookin' at porn, or all three at once. (Ye be knowin', like this: Boo hoo! Ye’re fired! [click click, hand down pants] Sob!”

posted at 2:40 pm
on Jan. 10, 2009

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“Silence be one o' th' hardest arguments t' refute.”

posted at 12:14 be
on Jan. 10, 2009

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“It be no good castin' out devils. They belong t' us, we must accept them and be at peace wi' them.”

posted at 10:48 be
on Jan. 9, 2009

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“Nor dern't saw th' air too much wi' yer hand, thus, but use all gently. Fer in th' very torrent, tempest, and as I may say, whirlwind o' passion, ye must acquire and beget a temperance that may give it smoothness.”

posted at 12:14 be
on Jan. 9, 2009

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“Th' reason why worry kills morrrr people than work be that morrrr people worry than work.”

posted at 10:14 be
on Jan. 8, 2009

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“Real love be a permanently self-enlargin' experience.”

posted at 12:14 be
on Jan. 8, 2009

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“Sorrow be like th' wind. It came in gusts.”

posted at 12:14 be
on Jan. 7, 2009

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“Th' aim o' life be self-development. T' realize one’s nature perfectly—that be what each o' us be here fer.”

posted at 12:14 be
on Jan. 6, 2009

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“Gettin' an inch o' snow be like winnin' ten cents in th' lottery.”

posted at 5:43 pm
on Jan. 5, 2009

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“Th' freedom o' all be essential t' me freedom.”

posted at 12:14 be
on Jan. 5, 2009

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“We learn somethin' every day, and lots o' times it’s that what we learned th' day before be wrong.”

posted at 12:14 be
on Jan. 4, 2009

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“There be two types o' people—those who come into a room and say, ‘Well, here I be!’ and those who come in and say, ‘Ah, there ye be.’ “

posted at 12:14 be
on Jan. 3, 2009

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“Th' most beautiful adventures be not those we go t' seek.”

posted at 12:14 be
on Jan. 2, 2009

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“Think o' life as a terminal illness, because, if ye do, ye will live it wi' joy and passion, as it ought t' be lived.”

posted at 12:14 be
on Jan. 1, 2009

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