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Something Wrong

“Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.” – Voltaire

Well, I have officially started my semester at UNCW, and I find it somewhat of an adjustment against all I am already working on. 194 more words

Success

Is everything that happens just?

Seems like a silly question. If everything is just then injustice doesn’t exist. Just like if everything were yellow then red wouldn’t exist.

But in his… 425 more words

Enlightenment!

A new day dawns in America. Donald Trump has been sworn in as our 45th president. But as Voltaire famously said in his satirical masterpiece… 11 more words

For Better Or Worse, Real Life Will Break Out

After spending much of my work day directly and indirectly receiving truckloads of inauguration-based stress, I guess I felt compelled to write about the election? No, that’s wrong—why am I writing about this? 807 more words

Life

“God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well.”

—Voltaire.

Thought For Today

"Il faut cultiver notre jardin"

My garden path under construction

Speaking to my father about my new garden path and my desire to get outside in my wellies to plant a new border, he agreed that this would be a good thing, and quoted Voltaire at me. 494 more words

2017 Reading List

One of my resolutions is to read more! I didn’t get to read a lot of classics growing up, so I’m looking to read just a few that I didn’t get to in high school. 131 more words

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