Tag Archives: sustenance

Not guilty

Originally posted March 2012 “No diet will remove all the fat from your body because the brain is entirely fat. Without a brain, you might look good, but all you could do is run for public office.” —George Bernard Shaw … Continue reading

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The Man Who Sleeps On Cathedral Stairs

“Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.” – Mother Teresa “Poverty is the worst form of violence.” – Mahatma … Continue reading

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La chatte

“Of all God’s creatures, there is only one that cannot be made slave of the lash. That one is the cat. If man could be crossed with the cat it would improve the man, but it would deteriorate the cat.” … Continue reading

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Covenant

“A man must dream a long time in order to act with grandeur, and dreaming is nursed in darkness.” – Jean Genet “A poet is a nightingale, who sits in darkness and sings to cheer its own solitude with sweet … Continue reading

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Meditations on Friendship

“In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.” – Albert Schweitzer … Continue reading

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Bread & marriage

“The first thing I do in the morning is brush my teeth and sharpen my tongue.”     –  Dorothy Parker BREAD & MARRIAGE years and years of baking bread bread I did not eat did not want the emptiness … Continue reading

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