Tag Archives: Thoughts

Quotable #40: Tools

“Men have become the tools of their tools.” — Henry David Thoreau, Walden, 1854 Advertisements

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What’s Your First Blog Post?

As this post’s title stated, I’d like to know what’s your first blog post. Please share the link to your first post in the comments section if you want. But if you feel embarrassed about it or you just don’t … Continue reading

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Gleanings From The Past #36

Personal Identity Suppose a brave Officer to have been flogged when a boy at school, for robbing an orchard, to have taken a standard from the enemy in his first campaign, and to have been made a General in advanced … Continue reading

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Quotable #35: Gossips

“We call talking about other people’s personal lives ‘gossip’ only if we aren’t or weren’t part of the conversation.” — Mokokoma Mokhonoana

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Learn Fun Facts’ 2017 Year In Review & 1st Year Blogiversary

365 days and 261 posts ago, Learn Fun Facts was born. That makes today New Year and the First Blogiversary of Learn Fun Facts! It’s surprising to think that one year has passed since I began blogging. When I published my … Continue reading

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Gleanings From The Past #33

A Will for the Cats A Mr. Jonathan Jackson, of Columbus, Ohio, died some thirty years ago, leaving orders to his executors to erect a cats’ home, the plans and elevation of which he had drawn out with great care … Continue reading

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Quotable #32: Great Minds

“There are some minds which, although of a superior order, are underrated through want of a recognised standard by which to measure them. They are like a precious metal for which there is no test.” — Joseph Joubert, Pensées of Joubert, 1896

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