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July 29, 2009

The Joy of Freedom

When I became convinced that the Universe is natural - that all the ghosts and gods are myths, there entered into my brain, into my soul, into every drop of my blood, the sense, the feeling, of the joy of freedom. The walls of my prison crumbled and fell, the dungeon was flooded with light and all the bolts, and bars, and manacles became dust.—Robert Ingersoll...

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July 28, 2009

In This Life

In this life, stormy like a sea, there is one refuge: disdain future vicissitudes, stand dependably and openly, staunchly meet the blows of fortune, do not hide and do not flinch. —Seneca...

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July 3, 2009

Inertia

Waiting, like anything else, becomes a habit. Not a matter of patience, only inertia. It is more difficult to make any beginning, however hopeful, than continue any misery, however endless. — Schumberger in Thomas Gavin's "King-kill"...

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May 2, 2009

Filling Holes

You know, I get it that people are just looking for a way to fill the holes. But they want the holes. They want to live in the holes. And they go nuts when someone else pours dirt in their holes. Climb out of your holes, people!—Dr. House...

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