Tag: book

  • 521

    Silence is a lesson learned from the many sufferings of life. —Seneca, Thyestes, 309

  • 516

    Blunt is simplicity, meandering is complexity. Ken Segall

  • 464

    The beginning of love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves, and not to twist them to fit our own image. Otherwise we love only the reflection of ourselves we find in them. Thomas Merton, Trappist Monk

  • 338

    I saw behind my book, the sun fall behind the ocean, and surmised then in that clear moment that the correct tuition had my gaze.

  • 263

    Retreating with a book and my slanted thoughts to the cafeterias of the world would surely see me through.

  • 253

    Page by page, nothing more. Some chapters are longer than others.

  • 108: Of all the rains that fall

    Methinks, of all the rains that fall, the best fall wholehearted and constant. That disregard ambitions hold any for the week it washes, and where no assumption of relent or sun is obvious through the cloudburst. Only then do we feel permitted unreservedly, to stall our cheap and demeaning enterprising into the world, and confine […]

  • 107: Maggie

    I broke my adolescence over Maggie Cassidy this past weekend, and until some days, will I be enough to stand and heed the oceans brotherly call, oft where go the great detached on Icarian odysseys of forgetting. It is a good book that makes me read myself after, and gifts a keepsake of genial sameness […]

  • 61

    At last, I have reached that age the elderly folk often would depict, where I fain envy no more than simple pleasantries, such as a book and a cup of tea, to see out my evenings. If it be, as indicated it would, within my refined want and most essential influence to improve the moment, […]

  • 38

    Not all storms restore thence, but further by thoughts bad and ill deeds fed, stay the bringer, quarrelsome under his own blizzard abiding and spares every mans cottage under a bliss but his own. Stall the outrage gentle heart, or break; into a thousand tiny pieces flung by perspectives chilly after gale, and lost. Do […]