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richard-goodman's picture
Until about ten years ago, I kept a journal full of quotes by writers I especially liked. I love looking at these quotes, because they're like firecrackers of insight. Epiphany makers. (Note to self: find a fresher word for epiphany other than epiphany.) Sometimes a few words can sum up a messy...
lauren-john's picture
   In the days before e-books, you could find out a lot about a person you were about to hook up with by taking a look at  their bookshelves. Of course,  there might not be any books around. But that, for me, was a dealbreaker. I could saunter over to the shelves,  look...
nancybrady's picture
Patriotism is great as long as we realize that there are patriots to be found everywhere, no matter the country.    As C.S. Lewis said, (and I am paraphrasing here), patriotism is realizing that another country's citizen may have as much love for his country as we do for ours.  For example, that...
nancybrady's picture
Okay, I didn't realize that C.S. Lewis had first names for Mr. and Mrs. Beaver in The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe.  I just thought they were known as Mr. Beaver and Mrs. Beaver even when they were talking to each other.  I guess I was wrong.  Someone obviously researched it and found that Mr...