Not Everyone’s Flavor

“To be successful, one has to be one of three bees – the queen bee, the hardest working bee, or the bee that does not fit in.”

– Suzy Kassem

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Just Trying To Survive

This soil is bad for certain kinds of flowers. Certain seeds it will not nurture, certain fruit it will not bear, and when the land kills of its own volition, we acquiesce and say the victim had no right to live. We are wrong, of course, but it doesn’t matter. It’s too late. At least on the edge of my town, among the garbage and the sunflowers of my town, it’s much, much, much too late.

– Toni Morrison

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Watching The World Go By

i’m glad to be alive
in a world where
his gently awakening eyes
nourish the morning sun.

– Sanober Khan

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O P U L E N T

She was a ray of sunshine, a warm summer rain, a bright fire on a cold winter’s day…

– Grace Willows

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How To Get Into My Heart

I could hear my heart beating. I could hear everyone’s heart. I could hear the human noise we sat there making, not one of us moving, not even when the room went dark.

– Raymond Carver

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Fast Lane

This is a brief life, but in its brevity it offers us some splendid moments, some meaningful adventures.

– Rudyard Kipling

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D O M I N O

We all wear masks, and the time comes when we cannot remove them without removing some of our own skin.

– André Berthiaume

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Finishing What You Started

I warn you all, hatred is finding fertile soil within me. And in your compassion, in your every good intention, you nurture it.

– Steven Erikson

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Factory Girl

I went to the club to escape my life and pretend I’m somebody else. Now I don’t know who I am anymore.

– E. Leo Foster

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Suddenly Blossomed

Happiness comes from… some curious adjustment to life.
– Hugh Walpole

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