when the phone rings
I too would like to hear words
that might ease
some of this.
We never know which lives we influence, or when, or why. Not until the future eats the present, anyway. We know when it's too late.
In general people put too much faith in the rich, the famous, the politicians, and not enough faith in themselves.
Time and tragedy have forced her to grow too quickly, at least for my taste, into a young woman who stitches bleeding wounds and knows our mother can hear only so much.
Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: "What! You too? I thought I was the only one.
Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read.
Humor books dogs
She did not belong to Will-she was too much herself to belong to anyone, even Jem-but she belonged with them, and silently he cursed the Consul for not seeing it.
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Life... is like a grapefruit. Well, it's sort of orangey-yellow and dimpled on the outside, wet and squidgy in the middle. It's got pips inside, too. Oh, and some people have half a one for breakfast.
Rilke wrote: 'These trees are magnificent, but even more magnificent is the sublime and moving space between them, as though with their growth it too increased.
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
Never Too Too Late
Many of us persons of the tinted persuasion care about human rights and artistic freedom too.
Then the face of Big Brother faded away again and instead the three slogans of the Party stood out in bold capitals:
WAR IS PEACE
FREEDOM IS SLAVERY
IGNORANCE IS STRENGTH.