“I wish I would have been able to look for love within myself instead of worrying so much about finding someone to do that job for me.”
“Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing worth knowing is taught.” -Oscar Wilde
“Dogs never bite me. Just humans.”
“God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.”
I realized today that I have underplayed my personal achievements to make my less successful male counterparts feel better about themselves.
If everyone tried to exhibit a little “peculiar grace” during the “mild concerns of ordinary life,” wouldn’t the world be a significantly kinder place?
Far more honest than the supposedly well meaning individual looking insincerely to connect with the noble savage is the ignorant bigot. The ignorant bigot is well aware that he’s doing ill to someone. He knows that he is insulting them, that he thinks they are less. This sort of hate can be cured.
A somewhat frail and sickly child, Tesla was hovering above the precipice of premature death.
Disney was fired from the Kansas City Star in 1919 because his editor said he “lacked imagination and had no good ideas.”
The Disney movies seem oddly interested in captive, passive women suffering in extremis, like a Lars von Trier movie for kids.