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On Friendship

Friendship will always be part of us, humans, we grow up on friendship, we live, grow old and die on/with it. Friendship is a concept that many of us has failed to comprehend, or to grasp. And yet, most of us think we know what it is. We seldom succeed in appreciating it, or appreciating […]

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“As it is, we are merely bolting our lives—gulping down undigested experiences as fast as we can stuff them in—because awareness of our own existence is so superficial and so narrow that nothing seems to us more boring than simple being.  If I ask you what you did, saw, heard, smelled, touched and tasted yesterday, […]

“لما الله خلق آدم اكتشف انو مش راح يدبّر حالُه عشان هيك خلقلُه حوّا” – ستّي “When God created Adam he realized that Adam would never handle anything, so he created Eve.” – My Grandma

Originally posted on Strawberry Fields:
“In this place, on this mountain, I promise: there will never be another Holocaust! so, we will bring more holocaust-like to the Palestinian, because we are God’s chosen people and they are not.” ?

Auden on Austen

There is one other author in my pack: For some time I debated which to write to. Which would be least likely to send my letter back? But I decided I’d give a fright to Jane Austen if I wrote when I had no right to, and share in her contempt the dreadful fates Of Crawford, […]

21 Harsh But Eye-Opening Writing Tips From Great Authors

Originally posted on Thought Catalog:
A lot of people think they can write or paint or draw or sing or make movies or what-have-you, but having an artistic temperament doth not make one an artist. Even the great writers of our time have tried and failed and failed some more. Vladimir Nabokov received a harsh…

“Through humili…

“Through humility, soul searching, and prayerful contemplation we have gained a new understanding of certain dogmas. The church no longer believes in a literal hell where people suffer. This doctrine is incompatible with the infinite love of God. God is not a judge but a friend and a lover of humanity. God seeks not to […]

Shakespeare’s love and insults

A collection of Shakespeare’s love quotes and insults. Fun.

I am a drinker with writing problems. Brendan Behan

I have made this letter longer, because I have not had the time to make it shorter. Blaise Pascal

It is all a matter of quantity

Originally posted on Ramzi Suleiman:
It is all a matter of quantity. It is for first and foremost a matter of quantities. Examples are abundant. An engine will not ignite if its battery power drops below a certain voltage. A spaceship will not reach its orbit if does not carry the minimum amount of fuel…