Bessie-isms and Quotables for December 19 & 20, 2015


*Death is a great inspiration, making you consider all the things you failed to say or that you wish you could un-say to the deceased.

*Don’t expect love to come pounding on the door of your heart like a bill collector. It often comes as a soft tapping, or a barely discernible whisper. The wise person listens for just such a sound.


Americans are so enamored of equality that they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom.

Alexis de Tocqueville