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Words for the Day… by Jules Feiffer

Published by Olly Blackburn

I used to think I was poor. Then they told me I wasn’t poor, I was needy. They told me it was self-defeating to think of myself as needy, I was deprived. Then they told me underprivileged was overused. I … Continued

Words for the Day… by Learned Hand

Published by Olly Blackburn

The spirit of liberty is the spirit which is not too sure that it is right; the spirit of liberty is the spirit which seeks to understand the minds of other men and women.

Words for the Day… by Edward Gibbon

Published by Olly Blackburn

Every man who rises above the common level has received two educations: the first from his teachers; the second, more personal and important, from himself.

Words for the Day… by Erica Jong

Published by Olly Blackburn

Everyone has talent. What is rare is the courage to follow the talent to the dark place where it leads.

Words for the Day… by Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Published by Olly Blackburn

When the missionaries came to Africa they had the Bible and we had the land. They said “let us pray.” We closed our eyes. When we opened them, we had the Bible and they had the land.