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By Anonym 17 Sep

Stewart Stafford

Nature, with its paradoxical twin firmaments of breathtaking beauty and extreme cruelty, never explains itself and cares even less for our admiration and acceptance.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Stewart Stafford

The moment you think you can get in the ring with the heavyweight champion of the world and bluff your way through the fight is about the same time you see your bloody teeth on the canvas and wonder how they got there. Remember the five P's - 'Prior preparation prevents poor performance!

By Anonym 15 Sep

Stewart Stafford

Arguing is the Olympics of talking

By Anonym 17 Sep

Stewart Stafford

Never become an adult! They're stressed-out, miserable creatures.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Stewart Stafford

The acquisition of power is a challenge, the consolidation of it greater still, but the mettle and method of testing power's boundaries ultimately decides if it is fed to excess or starved to extinction.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Stewart Stafford

Anarchy can only ever be a temporary state. As with other creatures on this planet, it is human nature to crave the security of creating hierarchical structures. Our major religions are based on the same concept. Even the Antichrist has an antithetical hierarchy in Hell.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Stewart Stafford

If I decide to get a tattoo, it'll be a map of where I live on my chest in case I ever get amnesia.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Stewart Stafford

Truth is an ideal we aspire to. Fact is an agreement on the general consensus of what truth is. Honesty is a personal truth shared.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Stewart Stafford

Science Fiction is a safe, fertile arena in which to rehearse the potential scientific facts of tomorrow

By Anonym 19 Sep

Stewart Stafford

War is a cauldron that softens bureaucracy and expedites the formation of formidable reputations.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Stewart Stafford

Questioning the morals, motives, and actions of a nation-state is not an expression of hatred for it or its predominant religion.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Stewart Stafford

If you turn a blind eye to the world now, history will turn a blind eye to you later. Ignoring an issue makes you a tacit supporter of it.

By Anonym 17 Sep

Stewart Stafford

Loyalty comes before price or prize. If not, the ties that bind become constricting garrottes as creeping spinal flesh awaits a dagger's thrust.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Stewart Stafford

Those who clap you on the back with one hand may clench envy's mask behind theirs with the other.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Stewart Stafford

Florid language frequently leads to merry lovemaking when accompanied by the correct diction, syntax, and timing.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Stewart Stafford

We seem to have lost our ability to forgive one another in the modern world.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Stewart Stafford

Across a golden Autumn tapestry appear the spirits of our ancient selves demanding recognition and reward for one haunted night. Sated, they retreat from winter’s onslaught and retire to subconscious hibernation for another twelvemonth.

By Anonym 20 Sep

Stewart Stafford

Writing is the spectrum through which the chaos of life can be seen, studied and understood.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Stewart Stafford

If you erased your past mistakes, you could purge your regrets with them, but you’d also wipe any lessons learned and any subsequent maturity gained. Don’t regret the minefields you stepped into, just try and learn not to step into the same one twice.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Stewart Stafford

Rejection puts you out of your comfort zone which is usually when you're at your best.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Stewart Stafford

What's the difference between fact and opinion? Fact is the centre of the wheel and opinions are the myriad spokes emanating out from it.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Stewart Stafford

To me, Gothic fiction is the literary representation of the stormy gloom of the British Isles.

By Anonym 17 Sep

Stewart Stafford

Life doesn't end, you just run out of road.

By Anonym 17 Sep

Stewart Stafford

Never think that hatred and prejudice are the exclusive problems of any particular group in society or the world. When we become inured to hate's virulence, it has time to thrive, spread and reach everyone eventually. So take no comfort from the fact that others are suffering today and not you. The mirror of empathy makes us witnesses our own future torment.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Stewart Stafford

Some writers say they find the writing process lonely. I don't. Yes, it's solitary but when you can escape into a world of your own making in the company of potentially great characters, you're not aware you're alone.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Stewart Stafford

The stresses and strains of life mould us into our mature selves. The key to life is to accept the wisdom of our later years while maintaining our youthful enthusiasm and curiosity for the world.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Stewart Stafford

If you must trip, at least try to fall into good company.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Stewart Stafford

Sickness is a benign rehearsal for death. With luck, some other understudy will go on in your stead before your final bow becomes inevitable.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Stewart Stafford

Ghosts are the manifestation of the longing of loss.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Stewart Stafford

The Actor's Prayer Great Baachus, spare us from the demon Rejection! And harsh critics, incompetent make-up artists, ill-fitting costumes, tight shoes, screaming children, corpsing and a visit from the welfare officer.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Stewart Stafford

Power swells the head and shatters the crown.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Stewart Stafford

Don’t listen to advice. Give yourself the freedom to make your own errors, it’s the only way you’ll learn.

By Anonym 20 Sep

Stewart Stafford

Whenever golden boughs spring from rotting tree trunks, mortal man has great difficulty in accepting their provenance. And yet the evidence of their eyes presents the blinding truth.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Stewart Stafford

Every time Donald Trump opens his mouth, he makes his voice grate again.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Stewart Stafford

A traitor only becomes one if their plot is discovered. The imposition of guilt means nothing to those who feign loyalty. More skilled conspirators wield treason as a clinical tool of regime change and political expediency. Then, with their own hand writing history, such traitors may wear the clothes of patriots.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Stewart Stafford

Cats are unpredictable as they don't know what they're going to do next until they make it happen through nosiness, invention, acrobatics, and sheer force of will.

By Anonym 17 Sep

Stewart Stafford

Maintain an active mind: alert to the possibilities and mischievous in your pursuit of them.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Stewart Stafford

There's nothing man can imagine that nature hasn't already created a zillion times better.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Stewart Stafford

It is often said that Freddie Mercury is "one of the best" showmen in history. To me, he is THE best. Why? Two reasons - he wrote what is generally-considered the greatest song of all-time (Bohemian Rhapsody) AND gave the greatest live performance ever (Live Aid). To do one of those things is extremely difficult, to do both is a genius-level achievement.

By Anonym 20 Sep

Stewart Stafford

When the condemned man saw the gallows, he knew the hypocrisy of life was over and that lies would serve him no more. He mumbled some defeated truths and left this world. The spectators were aghast and fascinated as the body swung and was still. They went about their business.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Stewart Stafford

A brainwave in your stream of consciousness ripples past but once. Fail to catch it and an idea that could change your life and the world dissipates on the water’s surface and Is gone forever.

By Anonym 20 Sep

Stewart Stafford

When it comes to travelling to Mars, we either pursue physical paths and redesign our spacecraft with improved radiation-shielding and staggering fuel-efficiency. Or we cheat a little and bend the space/time continuum to get there.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Stewart Stafford

Spies are, by nature and necessity, pathological liars who strive to make their endgames justify their meanness.

By Anonym 17 Sep

Stewart Stafford

Man's Utopian dreams get circumvented through compromise and disappointment into a tolerable reality.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Stewart Stafford

The greatest gift a parent can give a child is self-confidence.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Stewart Stafford

Age has finally crept up on a man when he develops an interest in lame jokes, comfortable cardigans and uncoordinated dancing.

By Anonym 20 Sep

Stewart Stafford

Why did Irish people vote to introduce gay marriage? Because we know what discrimination feels like and if we can take the boot of oppression off someone else's throat, we'll do it every time.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Stewart Stafford

Closure is when raw memory blurs to become the folklore of life.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Stewart Stafford

If the manager of a company can put the needs of their staff ahead of their own ego, then that business has a good chance of prospering.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Stewart Stafford

Fans of John Lennon refuse to mention his killer's name. It's smart to starve these spree shooters of the oxygen of infamy they crave.