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Sitting?

The test of an adventure is that when you’re in the middle of it, you say to yourself “Oh now I’ve got myself into an awful mess; I wish I were sitting quietly at home.”  And the sign that something’s wrong with you is when you sit quietly at home wishing you were out having lots of adventure.
   ― Thornton Wilder
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On This Day In:
2013 Misperceptions
2012 Essential Experience
2011 Lest We Forget Those Still In Harm’s Way
Sound Familiar?

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The more decisions that you are forced to make alone, the more you are aware of your freedom to choose.  I hold that we can not be aware of our minds save under responsibility.
   —  Thornton Wilder
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On This Day In:
2013 Superstition Is Your Way
2012 Escape Hatches
2011 Sing Like No One Is Listening

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All I ask is the chance to build new worlds and God has always given us that.  And has given us voices to guide us, and the memory of our mistakes to warn us.
 

—  George Androbus
A character from the play: “The Skin Of Our Teeth“, written by Thornton Wilder
 

 

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