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Defiance

In any personality worth salt, there is a point beyond which one will not be pushed.  It is a point at which self-respect, honor and psychological well-being exceed the importance of safety.  280 more words

My Life

Leaf #4

Judge each day not by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds that you plant.” -Robert Louis Stevenson

Unfinished business

I think I had a reading crisis yesterday. Or maybe it was a realistic thinking that got me to the decision that it’s about time to give up one few of the books I’ve been “reading” forever. 614 more words

Bookish Talk

Playing in Grassy Places

“Happy hearts and happy faces,
Happy play in grassy places—
That was how, in ancient ages,
Children grew to kings and sages.”
Robert Louis Stevenson, …

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Wednesday Quotes

May 24

BE useful where thou livest, that they may
Both want and wish thy pleasing presence still.
Kindness, good parts, great places, are the way
To compass this.           175 more words

May

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Warnings: None (unless you count incredibly unnecessary words offensive)
Author: Robert Louis Stevenson


Published as a ‘shilling shocker’ in 1886, Robert Louis Stevenson’s dark psychological fantasy gave birth to the popular idea of the split personality. 254 more words

Books

The Swing

How do you like to go up in a swing,
Up in the air so blue?
Oh, I do think it the pleasantest thing
Ever a child can do! 59 more words

Poetry