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“The whole conviction of my life now rests upon the belief that loneliness, far from being a rare and curious phenomenon, peculiar to myself and to a few other solitary men, is the central and inevitable fact of human existence.” ~ Tom Wolfe

Inspirational Quotes

Little Things

For some reason it never stops to rain. You walk outside and think it can’t possibly rain all the way and then it does. Whoever told you that it ever stops raining? 212 more words


things fall apart, but can the center hold?

Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold;
Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world,
The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere
The ceremony of innocence is drowned; 599 more words


The Timelessness of Tom Wolfe

Although we are far too old for hero worship, and have suffered far too many disappointments to place much faith in even the most promising public figures, we still regard Tom Wolfe with pretty much the same awestruck reverence as when we first encountered his writing in our more starry-eyed youth. 1,079 more words


The Real Life Sherman McCoy

Have you ever read Tom Wolfe’s Bonfire of the Vanities? It’s one of my favorites. One of the three main characters, Sherman McCoy, is a stock broker in 1980s New York, a self-proclaimed “Master of the Universe.” Without giving too much of the book away in case any of you want to read it, McCoy, heading back from the airport to his Park Avenue apartment, makes a wrong turn and ends up in the Bronx. 763 more words

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Students putting pressure on UM President Wolfe to resign over racial incidents

COLUMBIA, MO (KTVI) – Mizzou’s African-American football players announced Saturday night that they will no longer participate in football activities until university president Tim Wolfe either resigns or is removed from his post. 442 more words