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Poetry is life ☘

From the Dead Poets Society. Photo Collage from  wallflowerbloom (found on The FB page Book Mania)

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 […]

Those friends thou hast

“Those friends thou hast, and their adoption tried, Grapple them to thy soul with hoops of steel;” (Hamlet Scene 1 Act 3 – Shakespeare) Unlike many people, I don’t have many friends. I only have few friends I try my best to trust and not depend on. I have few friends, not because I chose to […]

Quote

“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

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, […]

Everyone’s a looney

What I reckon: is everyone’s a loony. However normal anyone seems, deep down inside they’re actually mental, every single person in the world and the whole of your life you have to learn not to seem mental to other people, who are all mental, too. Deep down you speak this different language — you talk […]

You should date a girl who reads.

Originally posted on Coco J. Ginger Says:
Date a girl who reads. Date a girl who spends her money on books instead of clothes, who has problems with closet space because she has too many books. Date a girl who has a list of books she wants to read, who has had a library card…

“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 […]

I am a drinker with writing problems. Brendan Behan

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…

Originally posted on Ramzi Suleiman:
Reflecting on my life, I now realize that I’ve succeeded in having far more enemies than friends. In fact, the only good friends that I have are some of my dead enemies   Professor Ramzi Suleiman