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The Wit and Wisdom of GBS

George Bernard Shaw Quotes: Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself. You see things, you say ‘Why?’ But I dream things … Continue reading

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Oscar Wildeisms

“Illusion is the first of all pleasures.” “An inordinate passion for pleasure is the secret of remaining young.” “We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.” “The only way to get rid of … Continue reading

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The Concise Wisdom of Robert Frost

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I— /I took the one less travelled by, /And that has made all the difference. Yet knowing how way leads on to way, /I doubted if I should ever come back. The best … Continue reading

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My Favorite Quotes by Shakespeare

There are many quotable lines and speeches taken from Shakespeare: “Beware the Ides of March”, “It was Greek to me” , “Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo?”, but some have a greater ring of truth than others and I have … Continue reading

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Every Untrustworthy Woman Has Her Price, Too.

In Deena Hinshaw’s case in 2021, it was a bonus 228K on top of her 363K for doing and saying what Kenney wanted, not what was best for the public.

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The Wisdom of Arthur Miller

The Wisdom of Arthur Miller Certain things have to be, the sun has to rise. Everything we are is at every moment alive in us. I am still feeling kinda temporary about myself. All you can do is your best … Continue reading

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Terry’s Day Today

Our greatest Canadian hero in recent times. Terry’s bloodied sock; he reinjured himself until he could run no more. The van which his friend Doug drove. The Thunder Bay, ON marker where his run came to a sudden painful end.

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William Blake’s Vision of Men as Cannon Fodder:

“And the hapless soldiers sighRun in blood down Palace walls”–“London”, from Songs of Experience A timeless Blake image/comment about kings, governments, and dictators abusing other humans with their power agendas. There are still many governments today with blood on their … Continue reading

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North American Contemporary Credo:

“I consume; therefore, I am.” Over in South Korea and Russia, the credo is: “I am a cannon-fodder patriot; therefore, I am.” Ah, yes, indeed, what higher purposes do human beings have and aspire to?

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Trump, 9/11, the Saudis and LIV

Trump has lied about everything. He claimed that he lost hundreds of friends in 9/11 and there has never been any evidence of this. He also let the Saudis off easy when Khashoggi was tortured and chopped up; he refused … Continue reading

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