What would men be without women? Scarce, sir, mighty scarce. —MARK TWAIN
lifestyle revolves around a code of ethics which is non-negotiable.
Warrior Wisdom: Ageless Wisdom for the Modern Warrior
(Via Stephen A G Proctor)
each year.As a matter of perspective, even though millions of kids get hurt each year, the number of non-football/basketball/baseball players is still only a very small percentage of the approximately 28 million children who take part in youth sports seasonally.As children go through growth spurts, their bones, tendons and muscles are susceptible to injury, say sports medicine officials.Many medical experts think children often suffer injuries because of overtraining, prompted by parental or coaching pressure or by a desire to try to reach unattainable skill levels. “Some parents and coaches think these kids can train like adults… but youngsters are limited
Ken Paul Mink
So, You Want Your Kid To Be A Sports Superstar: Coaches, Trainers, Doctors, Psychologists, Others Explain How Parents Can Help Boys/Girls Become Better Athletes
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.
Why the transfer of decisions from those with personal experience and a stake in the outcome to those with neither can be expected to lead to better decisions is a question seldom asked, much less answered.
Who wills, Can. Who tries, Does. Who loves, Lives.
The Dragonriders of Pern: Dragonflight, Dragonquest, and The White Dragon (Pern: The Dragonriders of Pern)
Oh, I’ve got a suspect pool,” said Bob. “It includes everyone currently alive on the planet Earth.” “Good,” said Nick. “That’s encouraging.
People who own their lives do not feel guilty when they make choices about where they are going.
He was a soldier, and if anyone had asked him what he wanted to be when he grew up, he wouldn’t have known what they meant.
Just as gentrification literally replaces mix with homogeneity, it enforces itself through the repression of diverse expression. This is why we see so much quashing of public life as neighborhoods gentrify. Permits are suddenly required for performing, for demonstrating, for dancing in bars, for playing musical instruments on the street, for selling food, for painting murals, selling art, drinking beer on the stoop, or smoking pot or cigarettes. Evicting four apartments and replacing them with one loft becomes reasonable and then desirable instead of antisocial and cruel. Endless crackdowns on cruising and “public” sex harass citizens. The relaxed nature of neighborhood living becomes threatening, something to be eradicated and controlled.
The Gentrification of the Mind: Witness to a Lost Imagination