Electric Grandmother

Maggie Croft's Personal Journal young spirit, wire-wrapped
spark electric grandmother
arc against the night

-- Lon Prater
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and the quotes keep on coming

"The speed of the leader determines the rate of the pack."
(Wayne Lukas)

"We don't know who we are until we see what we can do."
(Martha Grimes)

"There are times when silence has the loudest voice."
(Leroy Brownlow)

"Love is a friendship set to music."
(E. Joseph Cossman)

"The time is always right to do what is right."
(Martin Luther King, Jr.)

"Nothing makes a person more productive than the last minute."

"Discipline is remembering what you want."
(David Campbell)

"It may be better to be a live jackal than a dead lion, but it is better still to be a live lion. And usually easier."
(Robert A. Heinlein)

"If its individual citizens, to a man, are to be believed, it always is depressed, and always is stagnated, and always is at an alarming crisis, and never was otherwise; though as a body, they are ready to make oath upon the Evangelists, at any hour of the day or night, that it is the most thriving and prosperous of all countries on the habitable globe."
(Charles Dickens on America)

"America, thou half-brother of the world;
With something good and bad of every land."
(Philip Bailey)

"The things that will destroy America are prosperity-at-any-price, peace-at-any-price, safety-first instead of duty-first, the love of soft living, and the get-rich-quick theory of life."
(Theodore Roosevelt)

"Pick battles big enough to matter, small enough to win."
(Jonathan Kozol)

Things to ponder:
Do infants enjoy infancy as much as adults enjoy adultery?
If one synchronized swimmer drowns, do the rest have to drown too?
If you ate pasta and antipasta, would you still be hungry?
If you try to fail, and succeed, which have you done?
Why are hemorrhoids called "hemorrhoids" instead of "asteroids"

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