Posts Tagged ‘words’

it's the truth (if you think it is)

truth — it’s something i’m constantly seeking. to me, words are one of the few things that possess some absolute quality of truth.  not spoken words, but written words.  that probably explains why i’m such a collector of words — i have notebooks upon notebooks full of quotes, thoughts, random words that i don’t want […]


here are some that i’ve collected over the years: “with all its sham, drudgery & broken dreams, it is still a beautiful world.” (max erhmann) “one day, one night, i’ll dream a dream, perhaps like any other dream, except that i won’t know it is the last dream of my life.” (louise erdrich) “i don’t […]

beyond the pale

Defined: Outside the bounds of morality, good behavior or judgment; unacceptable. The noun pale, from the Latin palum, meant “a stake for fences” or “a fence made from such stakes.” By extension it came to be used for an area confined by a fence and for any boundary, limit, or restriction, both of these meanings […]