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By Anonym 16 Sep

Stewart Stafford

If you’re working class, they try to walk all over you. If you escape that and become a celebrity, they put you on walks of fame and name streets after you, so people can walk all over you in perpetuity.

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

For even in the pit of darkness, the beacon of humanity can always shine through.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Stewart Stafford

All great achievements are the product of absorbing, blending and surpassing one’s influences. Nevertheless, it is important to acknowledge the passing of the torch of inspiration from those who have gone before.

By Anonym 20 Sep

Stewart Stafford

When I first started following writers on social media, I imagined a deluge of profound quotes, writing tips and insights into the plight of wordsmiths. There was some of that. Mostly though, my timeline was taken up with their obsession with coffee: 'I want coffee/I'm having coffee/I've had coffee.' Then came photos of their favourite coffee mug/pot/shop/barista. So, if you've enjoyed a recently-published book, give credit to writers: the vampiric aficionados of the coffee cherry.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Stewart Stafford

Dickensian poverty tends to occur after Christmas in January. For it is then, with pockets empty, diary decimated and larder bare, that the general populace sinks into a collective pauper's hibernation until Valentine's Day.

By Anonym 20 Sep

Stewart Stafford

You can tell a politician is lying when they claim they want fairness for all. They're part of and represent an unfair elite who will never share their wealth, power or opportunities with the underclass.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Stewart Stafford

If your written words become literal nails to crucify you with, then you have done your job well. You provoked a reaction, whether it is positive or negative is irrelevant. Writing that evokes no reaction is a body without a soul.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Stewart Stafford

If you're ever accused of not taking things seriously, take it as a compliment. Humour is a sign of intelligence. Any objections to your facetiousness are likely an admission by the complainant that they are guilty of taking things way too seriously. The flaw lies with them.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Stewart Stafford

Gloomy days, whether meteorological or psychological, lend themselves more to the creation of Gothic horror. On those insular days, the mind gravitates towards the unseen and the subconscious. Days of blinding sunshine banish the desire to ruminate and it is replaced with a longing to participate in the outside world.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Stewart Stafford

If American film has one recurring theme, it is this: individual righteousness is more important than the group ethic.

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 16 Sep

Stewart Stafford

Is there any sight more exquisite than a field of canary yellow rapeseed on a day of blinding sunlight? The colour appears to transcend structure and live and dance and breathe. Nature reveals its primordial palette and invites insects to pollinate and Man to dare to dream of creating something so vibrant, shockingly intense and timeless. It is the golden ignition of the divine spark of creativity writ large.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Stewart Stafford

Ah, sleep, clothe me in thy velvet cloak.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Stewart Stafford

Confidence is when you believe in yourself and your abilities, arrogance is when you think you are better than others and act accordingly. You could say that arrogance is false confidence and that the person displaying it is overcompensating for their inner inadequacies.

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 an artist can occupy the void of artistry while simultaneously parodying its iconography, they can have their metaphorical cake and cannibalise its crumbs too.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Stewart Stafford

In the ashes of bitter tragedy, lie the seeds of astonishing rebirth.

By Anonym 20 Sep

Stewart Stafford

You know what really wears you out? People telling you that you look tired all the time!

By Anonym 16 Sep

Stewart Stafford

For then what wouldst thou know, flitting 'twixt waking and sleep!

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 17 Sep

Stewart Stafford

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

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 15 Sep

Stewart Stafford

Attempting to appropriate or denigrate the popularity of others will backfire and undermine yours.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Stewart Stafford

Fantasy is a reaction to the constraints of reality.

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 19 Sep

Stewart Stafford

We need the assistance of others to be born into this world and to leave it. Any success between those two points is a result of similar cooperation. 'Self-made' people can't claim all credit for themselves.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Stewart Stafford

Open your eyes, breathe in the fresh dawn air and, with it, all the possibilities this new day may bring.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Stewart Stafford

History is dramatic license, covertly-financed with a sprinkling of gold dust from the newly-enthroned.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Stewart Stafford

Every creative act, however small, enriches our species and the world around us. To find and nurture talent, is to be truly wealthy.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Stewart Stafford

The only time for blind patriotism is when standing blindfolded before a firing squad.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Stewart Stafford

In the internet age, it may be time to update the “I think, therefore I am” quote of René Descartes to: “I have an opinion, therefore I am.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Stewart Stafford

Ghosts are the manifestation of the longing of loss.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Stewart Stafford

Beware the self-righteous man, for he will destroy the world many times over before he sees his folly.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Stewart Stafford

A live well-lived is not judged on a post-mortem stocktake of material acquisitions. It is based on the number and depth of the laugh lines on the face of the person lying in repose in their coffin.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Stewart Stafford

In the vastness of the United States of America, the island nation Britain found the perfect vessel into which to pour its continental-sized hubris and ambition.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Stewart Stafford

The best way to get an idea across to the public, however outlandish, is to have the courage to present it to them in the first place. It’s easy to get sidetracked by overthinking something or trying to second-guess the general populace because of doubts and fears. They will be the ultimate authority on what they like and don’t like in the end.

By Anonym 17 Sep

Stewart Stafford

Of all the social problems I have witnessed in the United States, and there are many, I have yet to see one that couldn't be solved or ameliorated by creating access to affordable or free education.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Stewart Stafford

Enemies are either defeated, befriended or bypassed.

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 16 Sep

Stewart Stafford

I guess everyone gets more attractive as your eyesight decreases with age. That's something to look forward to until you can't see anymore.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Stewart Stafford

A beach bum is just a blue-collar lounge lizard without a roof over their head.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Stewart Stafford

If you don't make a choice, life makes it for you and then you're stuck with what it decides. Take control of your destiny so that doesn't happen

By Anonym 19 Sep

Stewart Stafford

Time is the ultimate critic. What future generations think of us and our work ultimately determines our standing or lack of it.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Stewart Stafford

Those with a nose for success will always be distracted by the whiff of lucre.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Stewart Stafford

Institutional nepotism might be tolerated in prosperous times. Setbacks can become crises, however, when there is incompetence in key positions at crucial moments.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Stewart Stafford

The concept of good versus evil is a handy construct for framing a narrative. When you see someone applying that concept to real-world events, however, be aware that you're in the presence of a peddler of fiction.

By Anonym 20 Sep

Stewart Stafford

When the hysteria of a witch-hunt is granted supremacy over the logic, values and spirit of the law, justice can only become a warped, alien concept in that society.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Stewart Stafford

Great leaders lead by example, not by making an example of others.

By Anonym 17 Sep

Stewart Stafford

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