Category Archives: TOOLS

No melon peddler cries, “Bitter melons.” No wine dealer says, “Sour wine.”


When the melon is ripe it will drop of itself.


“If you have any poo, fling it now.”

Mason the Chimpanzee (Madagascar)

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Today it is quite common knowledge that chimpanzees share 98% or 99% of their genes with us humans. The pig too is quite close, and in different ways.


Sometimes you need to move away before you can see where you are.

― Benny Bellamacina, Philosophical Uplifting Quotes and Poems

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Travelling is a brutality. It forces you to trust strangers and to lose sight of all that familiar comfort of home and friends. You are constantly off balance. Nothing is yours except the essential things – air, sleep, dreams, the sea, the sky – all things tending towards the eternal or what we imagine of it.” –

Cesare Pavese

Even if your words are a lie, your eyes always tell the truth.

Libby Saumur.

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It would seem that Our Lord finds our desires not too strong, but too weak. We are half-hearted creatures, fooling about with drink and sex and ambition when infinite joy is offered us, like an ignorant child who wants to go on making mud pies in a slum because he cannot imagine what is meant by the offer of a holiday at the sea. We are far too easily pleased.”

― C.S. Lewis, The Weight of Glory, and Other Addresses



The sheep are yarded, an’ I sit Beside the fire an’ poke at it. Far from talk an’ booze o’ men Glad, I’m glad I’m back agen. The Old Black Billy and Me. Louis Esson.


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She had the loaded handbag of someone who camps out and seldom goes home, or who imagines life must be full of emergencies.
-Mavis Gallant

“False hope is a dangerous tool to employ” ― E.J. Swift, Osiris

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“Writing and drawing are very therapeutic, but they are also an excellent manifestation tool. I teach my clients to draw what they want, or to write a story about it to bring the manifestation forward into the present.”
― Alice McCall, Wellness Wisdom – Inspired by One Woman’s Journey with Breast Cancer