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For days and weeks on end one racks one's brains to no avail, and, if asked, one could not say whether one goes on writing purely out of habit, or a craving for admiration, or because one knows not how to do anything other, or out of sheer wonderment, despair or outrage, any more than one could say whether writing renders one more perceptive or more insane. Perhaps we all lose our sense of reality to the precise degree to which we are engrossed in our own work, and perhaps that is why we see in the increasing complexity of our mental constructs a means for greater understanding, even while intuitively we know that we shall never be able to fathom the imponderables that govern our course through life?


W.G. Sebald


#life #meaning #understanding #work #writing

Conservatives, despite their increasingly powerful presence on cable TV and talk radio, feel excluded and disregarded by the longstanding preponderance of liberal voices on public television.


Michael Medved


#cable tv #conservatives #despite #disregarded #excluded

And we will accept the creation of the Iberian Federation of a socialist republic which will give each region the right to construct its life in accordance with its economic possibilities and political preponderance.


Frederica Montseny


#accordance #construct #creation #each #economic

I pondered all these things, and how men fight and lose the battle, and the thing that they fought for comes about in spite of their defeat, and when it comes turns out not to be what they meant, and other men have to fight for what they meant under another name.


William Morris


#another #battle #comes #defeat #fight

The men and women who serve this great nation, whether they are stationed in Iraq, Fort Riley, or the Korean Peninsula, or they serve us at home as our community first responders, serve because they believe in America.


Kathleen Sebelius


#because #believe #community #first #fort

Surely the Department of Defense can and needs to do a better job of training new and existing first responders to respond to sexual assaults occurring in the military.


Louise Slaughter


#better #better job #defense #department #existing

I pondered what I should do and wasn't sure. Then it just finally became clear.


Mary Pierce


#clear #finally #i #just #pondered

I sometimes ponder on variation form and it seems to me it ought to be more restrained, purer.


Johannes Brahms


#i #me #more #ought #ponder

We have not given science too big a place in our education, but we have made a perilous mistake in giving it too great a preponderance in method in every other branch of study.


Woodrow Wilson


#branch #education #every #given #giving

Time is such a waste of time to think about, because the longer you ponder it, the more of it you lose. And before you know it, you don’t know it, because you are nothing but dusty worm food.


Jarod Kintz


#funny #humor #knowledge #loss #ponder






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