Words To Remember

Kim, thank you so much for the very wise and true words written by Octavia Butler. Facts can never be altered to fit a lie. Octavia speaks with facts.  https://cadburypom.wordpress.com/ by Hook or by Book

By Hook Or By Book

I know I usually do a Whimsical Wednesday post here, but to be honest, with everything going on right now in Washington, I don’t have a single drop of whimsy in me. So, I found this quote by one of my favorite authors and thought I’d share it instead due to its relevance. I promise next Wednesday I’ll have another whimsical post that will hopefully make you all smile. 

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Choose your leaders with wisdom and forethought. To be led by a coward is to be controlled by all that the coward fears. To be led by a fool is to be led by the opportunists who control the fool. To be led by a thief is to offer up your most precious treasures to be stolen. To be led by a liar is to ask to be told lies. To be led by a tyrant is to sell yourself and…

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Karen DeMers Dowdall

Karen DeMers Dowdall was born in West Hartford, Connecticut. She has lived in Taiwan, Saudi Arabia, and England. Karen has a PhD, MSN, BSN, RN in Nursing from Florida Atlantic University. “Books of every genre teach us about life, how we think, and view the world." She has written poems and little short stories since she was a child. Karen loves art, she enjoys drawing, painting in oils, pastels, colored pencils, and doing portraiture. She has also taken ballet, Jazz, and modern dance since she was three years old and owned her own dance studio.

7 thoughts on “Words To Remember

    1. Kim, yes, absolutely. I found it amazing. It is as though she wrote this specifically for where we find ourselves now. In my opinion, our leader is a coward, a fool, a thief, a liar, and a wannabe tyrant with absolutely no redeeming qualities whatsoever. My view of America and what it means to be an American has now changed forever. I feel disgust and shame. Thank you so much for posting and I hope everyone reads it. Karen (also, my 3 books are in the mail to you)

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