Ahoy there, brothers of America. I'm Kaustubh, a seventeen year-old currently starting my final year in high school. I came across this site a week ago, when looking for style tips for somebody my…Continue
"Thanks a lot. I'm already finding the wisdom, this place is unbelievable.
I did take a look at that series, and was amazed. It's just perfect, there's no other way to put it.
I exercise mostly on my own, using the Power 90 Fat Burning…"
"Well welcome to the forums friend! I hope you find a good bit of wisdom amongst the blog. I always suggest this to young people, but have you looked over the Heading Out On Your Own series? I've been going over it a few times…"
Ahoy there, brothers of America. I'm Kaustubh, a seventeen year-old currently starting my final year in high school. I came across this site a week ago, when looking for style tips for somebody my age. Little did I know what sort of journey I was beginning. Within a week, I have now read every even slightly relevant article posted here in the past two years.I started this year having resolved to improve myself in every way, and I shall strive to do so. My problems lie not academically - I am a…See More
Far, far too many to count, though Gone With The Wind, To Kill A Mockingbird, War and Peace, The Godfather, and more recently the A Song of Ice and Fire saga will figure prominently.
Once again, way too many. The Lord of the Rings, Gladiator, Nolan's Batman Trilogy, Dead Poets Society, Titanic, and A Few Good Men are some favourites.
I tend to favour pre-21st century music. I love the classics - the Beatles, ABBA, Chris de Burgh, Pink Floyd, and Simon & Garfunkel.
"All that is gold does not glitter,
Not all those who wander are lost;
The old that is strong does not wither,
Deep roots are not reached by the frost."
"The woods are lovely, dark and deep,
But I have promises to keep,
And miles to go before I sleep,
And miles to go before I sleep."
"It's difficult in times like these: ideals, dreams and cherished hopes rise within us, only to be crushed by grim reality. It's a wonder I haven't abandoned all my ideals, they seem so absurd and impractical. Yet I cling to them because I still believe, in spite of everything, that people are truly good at heart."
"We are only humans and the Gods have fashioned us for love. That is our great glory and our great tragedy."
"All men dream: but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dreams with open eyes, to make it possible."
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“My two fingers on a typewriter have never connected with my brain. My hand on a pen does. A fountain pen, of course. Ball-point pens are only good for filling out forms on a plane.”-Graham GreeneThis group is for those who love fountain pens.See More
"I am not sure they exist, but if they do: are they right? These definitions say they aren't.
If people think it's honorable to lie, cheat, and steal, this doesn't redefine "honorable," but only shows their lack of it."
"Kind of a case-in-point on the "opinions can be wrong" statement above. Something like childbirth that is distinctly womanly cannot be manly, whether you consider it "strong and courageous" or not. This is the same kind of…"
"I think women are very courageous and strong because they bear children. Which can lead them to die, still does, and did for many years in our early history.
Is child birth manly? If one connects courage and strength then, Yes it is.…"