Author Archives: Imisi

One More

“The first virtue in a soldier is endurance of fatigue; courage is only the second virtue” ~ Napoleon Bonaparte “One plus one usually means two – but it can also mean everything” ~ Imisi It’s the start of December; the … Continue reading

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Stupid Ideas

“Ideas: they have a mind of their own; still, they try to make your mind their own” – Imisi Hi and welcome back to DeMeStified. Hope you’ve been up to great stuff in the time it’s been? They say every … Continue reading

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Snatch

“Don’t snatch; it’s rude and bad manners. Don’t you know your manners?” – Bethany [from the Book “In Comfort of Mary“] “Our planet is poorly equipped for delight. One must snatch gladness from the days that are.” – Vladimir Mayakovsky … Continue reading

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Never Forever

“Appreciation is the highest form of prayer, for it acknowledges the presence of good wherever you shine the light of your thankful thoughts” – Alan Cohen Sometime this month, I stumbled on the story of a lady who’d just lost … Continue reading

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Sweet Surrender

“At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice” ― Maya Angelou “The greatness of the man’s power is the measure of his surrender” ― William … Continue reading

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The Pulse

“Why am I dying to live, if I’m just living to die” – Runnin’ [Tupac ft. Notorious B.I.G.] “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains alone; but if … Continue reading

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Big Brother

“Which is worse: A lie that draws a smile or a truth that draws a tear?” – Defense counsel to judge [Miracle on 34th Street, the movie] Hi, and welcome back! Disclaimer: Today’s post has nothing to do with the … Continue reading

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