. . “Let us toast to animal pleasures, to escapism, to rain on the roof and instant coffee, to unemployment insurance and library cards, to absinthe and good-hearted landlords, to music and warm… Continue reading
. . “And every day, the world will drag you by the hand, yelling “This is important! And this is important! And this is important! You need to worry about this! And this!… Continue reading
. . “What should young people do with their lives today? Many things, obviously. But the most daring thing is to create stable communities in which the terrible disease of loneliness can be… Continue reading
. . “Resolve to be tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant with the weak and wrong. Sometime in your life, you will have been all… Continue reading
. . “Work hard, do your best, live the truth, trust yourself, have some fun…and you’ll have no regrets.” ― Byrd Baggett . .
. . “Some people turn sad awfully young. No special reason, it seems, but they seem almost to be born that way. They bruise easier, tire faster, cry quicker, remember longer and, as… Continue reading
. . “Since I was young, I have always known this: Life damages us, every one. We can’t escape that damage. But now, I am also learning this: We can be mended. We… Continue reading
. . “Be the one who nurtures and builds. Be the one who has an understanding and a forgiving heart one who looks for the best in people. Leave people better than you… Continue reading
. . “What is family? They were the people who claimed you. In good, in bad, in parts or in whole, they were the ones who showed up, who stayed in there, regardless.… Continue reading
. . “For last year’s words belong to last year’s language And next year’s words await another voice.” ― T.S. Eliot . .