“Anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that ‘my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.’”
— Isaac Asimov
My Name is Pride. I am a Cheater.
June 27, 2012 by floyd
My name is Pride. I am a cheater.
I cheat you of your God-given destiny… because you demand your own way.
I cheat you of contentment… because you “deserve better than this.”
I cheat you of knowledge...
to put myself back together, because letting go of the sadness would mean I had to redefine myself. An sometimes, I still feel like chasing the darkness, because I don't exactly know who I am without it. I realized I made a home out of something I should have never let in."
that reads, "it's not what you know, it's who you know." Umm... Is this not an oxymoron? The fact that this quote is knowledge driven completely discredits the whom. So I guess it's not who you know then now, is it?
"We always want God to change our CIRUMSTANCES, but He is more interested in changing US than changing our situation" (unknown) "
The more we immerse ourselves in God's grace - the more likely we are to give grace" (unknown)
"In order to feel the worth of the anchor - we...
I am 33 yrs old and I am an underachiever. The majority of my friends have degrees, careers and husbands. I have none of those things. I was so terrified of making poor choices that I found that I was making no choices. What finally made me start working towards my life goals was...
“The last thing a young woman needs is another picture of a [hot] pop star writhing in sand, covered in grease, touching herself." -Lady Gaga "Follow your bliss," -Gandhi "We have to be weak to know that we are strong."
Don't break the elastic!
In April, Maya Angelou was interviewed by Oprah on her 70+ birthday Oprah asked her what she thought of growing older.
And, there on television, she said it was 'exciting...'
You ask a kid, 'What are you doing this Saturday?' and they'll be playing video games or watching cable, instead of building model cars or airplanes or doing something creative. Kids today never say, 'Man, I'm really into remote-controlled steamboats.'
“I have heard there are troubles of more than one kind. Some come from ahead and some come from behind. But I've bought a big bat. I'm all ready you see. Now my troubles are going to have troubles with me!”
― Dr. Seuss
“Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes? Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your...
yourself. You are perfect stop wishing you looked like someone else or wishing people liked you as much as they like someone else stop trying to get attention from those who hurt you stop hating your body,your face , your personality, your quirks.love them. Without those things...
past. Nobody can let go of memories. Each tear is an unforgettable memory. Each smile is an unforgettable mark. Each heart break is an unerasable scar. Because really, there's no such thing as letting go, just moving on."