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Life Savers


Life Savers

Life Savers is an American brand of ring-shaped mints and fruit-flavored hard candy known for its colorful packaging. It was created in 1912 by the father of the poet Hart Crane, Clarence Crane, who was in search of a new summer candy. The pill manufacturer he contracted to press his new line of hard mints found that production improved when the mints were stamped with a hole in the middle. What flavor of the candy exhibits triboluminescence?” More… Discuss

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Quotation: She was a woman who, between courses, could be graceful with her elbows on the table. Henry James


She was a woman who, between courses, could be graceful with her elbows on the table.

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quotation: Edith Wharton – “…habit is necessary;…”


quotation: 

Habit is necessary; it is the habit of having habits, of turning a trail into a rut, that must be incessantly fought against if one is to remain alive.

Edith Wharton (1862-1937) Discuss

quotation: Henry James – “…Experience is never limited, and it is never complete…”


Experience is never limited, and it is never complete; it is an immense sensibility, a kind of huge spider-web of the finest silken threads suspended in the chamber of consciousness, and catching every air-borne particle in its tissue.

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quotation: Edith Wharton: “Mrs. Ballinger is one of the ladies who pursue Culture in bands, as though it were dangerous to meet it alone.”


Mrs. Ballinger is one of the ladies who pursue Culture in bands, as though it were dangerous to meet it alone.

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“At the antipodes of bloggers everywhere! “

QUOTATION: Henry James “Live all you can – it’s a mistake not to…”


Live all you can – it’s a mistake not to. It doesn’t so much matter what you do in particular, so long as you have your life. If you haven’t had that, what have you had?

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QUOTATION: Edith Wharton


There’s no such thing as old age, there is only sorrow.

Edith Wharton (1862-1937) Discuss

 

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Quotation: Henry James on Summer Aternoons… (beautiful words indeed-words simply transcends!)


Summer afternoon…the two most beautiful words in the English language.

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Quotation: Henry James (1843-1916) on Experience


The power to guess the unseen from the seen, to trace the implications of things, to judge the whole piece by the pattern, the condition of feeling life in general so completely that you are well on your way to knowing any particular corner of it—this cluster of gifts may almost be said to constitute experience.

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Today’s Quotation: Henry James (1843-1916) on “judging”


Do not mind anything that anyone tells you about anyone else. Judge everyone and everything for yourself.

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Today Quotation: Henry James


To believe in a child is to believe in the future. Through their aspirations they will save the world. With their combined knowledge the turbulent seas of hate and injustice will be calmed. They will champion the causes of life’s underdogs, forging a society without class discrimination. They will supply humanity with music and beauty as it has never known. They will endure.

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