Category Archives: Human Nature quotes

There IS Design, There IS Fate

“It gave him the feeling that occasionally comes to most of us, that however we protest we are moved by chance, and struck by random shocks and blows, in fact there IS Design, there IS Fate, it has us in … Continue reading

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Rueful Courage Against Enormous Odds

  “In the dim light the shape of her face seemed unaltered; for all her cooking she had remained thin.  Her smile was, as always, one of rueful courage against enormous odds.  Fred thought that what he had loved was … Continue reading

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Musical Dont’s for the Sunday School-1897

Musical Dont’s for the Sunday School 1. Don’t sing too loud. 2. Don’t sing through your nose. 3. Don’t sing through your teeth. 4. Don’t keep time with your feet. 5. Don’t imagine that noise is music. 6. Don’t bend … Continue reading

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Tell Someone Today Just How Lovely They Really Are

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A Past full of Eccentric People Doing Things

“They were funny, these old women; they may have talked constantly of the past, but it was a past full of particular and often eccentric people doing things that charmed and amused me.  I remarked on it once to Grammaude: … Continue reading

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Thus the visual society

“If a man  is tall, then clearly he has authority.  If he has a gorgeous voice, then his words are also golden.  If he looks…remote and spiritual, then so is the man within.  Thus the visual society.  Except that just … Continue reading

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Boyd was a Perfect Cowboy

“Frank thought for a minute.  Boyd was a perfect cowboy.  All he cared about was cows, but he did care about cows.  He could see a sore-footed one from almost two miles off, as Frank had one day found out. … Continue reading

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