I am free, and always have been; free to accept my own reality, free to trust my perceptions, free to believe what makes me feel sane even if others call me crazy, free to disagree even if it means great loss, free to seek the way home until I find it. ~Martha Beck~
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that’s all. ~Oscar Wilde~
First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out—
Because I was not a Socialist.
Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not speak out—
Because I was not a Trade Unionist.
Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out—
Because I was not a Jew.
Then they came for me—and there was no one left to speak for me.
If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything. ~Mark Twain~
A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. The man who never reads lives only one. ~George R.R. Martin~
“At times, our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.”