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Joys And Sorrows: Kahlil Gibran

We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them. The deeper that sorrow carves into your being the more joy you can contain. Is not the cup that holds your wine the very cup that was burned in … Continue reading

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Sorrow: Dorothy Parker

Sorrow is tranquility remembered in emotion Dorothy Parker (I prefer this to Wordsworth’s better-known aphorism – with which she is obviously playing- All good poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings: it takes its origin from emotion recollected in … Continue reading

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