Sunday, July 21, 2024

Thought for the Day

We must take the feeling of being at home into exile.
We must be rooted in the absence of place.
~ Simone Weil
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Quoted from Simone Weil, Gravity & Grace (Bison, 1997), Trans. Arthur Wills

Simone Weil (1909-1943), French Philosopher, Writer, Political Activist, Religious Mystic

See Simone Weil's Gravity & Grace at The Anarchist Library.

Sunday, July 14, 2024

Thought for the Day

The real gift of doing the work is getting to do it alongside
writers you admire, and to share some decoration with them
is an added joyful bonus.
~ Hanif Abdurraqib
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Quoted from Hanif Abdurraqib's Statement on Being Awarded Campbell-Windam Literature Prize, Nonfiction, 2024
 
Hanif Abdurraqib, American Writer, Essayist, and Poet; Podcaster, "Object of Sound"

Campbell-Windam Prizes

Sunday, July 7, 2024

Thought for the Day

[. . .] The shameless shall inherit the earth,
while the blameless grapple with the mess they make of it.
~ Frank Bruni 
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Quoted from Frank Bruni, "There is apparently no accountability – ever – for Donald Trump" (Opinion), The New York Times, July 4, 2024
 
Frank Bruni, American Journalist, Author, Contributing Writer for The New York Times