If poetry is like an orgasm, an academic can be likened to someone who studies the passion-stains on the bedsheets.
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An aphorismshould belike a burrsting,and leavea little soreness. . .
Progress of a marriage There was a time when you couldn'tmake me happy. Now the time has come when you can'tmake me unhappy.
Conscience: self-esteem with a halo.
I am a genius who has written poems that will survive with the best of Shakespeare, Wordsworth and Keats.
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Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them.
I come from a modest background. I put myself through college and law school and a postdoctorate program in tax law.
The Divine wisdom has given us prayer, not as a means whereby to obtain the good things of earth, but as a means whereby we learn to do without them; not as a means whereby we escape evil, but as a means whereby we become strong to meet it.
Frederick William Robertson