Tag Archives: Change

Phoenix: D H Lawrence

Are you willing to be sponged out, erased, cancelled, made nothing? Are you willing to be made nothing? dipped into oblivion? If not, you will never really change. The phoenix renews her youth only when she is burnt, burnt alive, … Continue reading

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The Shackles Of Tradition: G K Chesterton

Tradition means giving votes to the most obscure of all classes – our ancestors. It is the democracy of the dead. Tradition refuses to submit to the small and arrogant oligarchy of those who merely happen to be walking around. … Continue reading

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Not by wrath, but by laughter, do we slay. Friedrich Nietzsche Thus Spake Zarathustra What a pity Nietzsche is not alive today – he would be a king of social media! It is so very true that the best and … Continue reading

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On A Sundial: Anon

Hours fly Flowers die New days New ways Pass by Love stays The image is copyright: paulvg via Shutterstock

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The Way: Edwin Muir

Friend, I have lost the way. The way leads on. Is there another way? The way is one. I must retrace the track. It’s lost and gone. Back, I must travel back! None goes there, none. Then I’ll make here … Continue reading

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Reptiles Of The Mind: William Blake

I found myself sitting on a pleasant bank beside a river by moonlight, hearing a harper who sang to the harp, and his theme was: The man who never alters his opinion is like standing water, and breeds reptiles of … Continue reading

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Revolutionary Change: Hubert H Humphrey

Great revolutions aren’t started by people who are utterly down and out, without hope and vision. They take place when people begin to live a little better – and when they see how much yet remains to be achieved. Hubert … Continue reading

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Dealing with the Inevitable

Learn to co-operate with the inevitable. Apparently a maxim of Dale Carnegie The illustration is by photobank.kiev.ua via Shutterstock

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