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The phrase ‘Boys will be boys,’ reflects that a male child is expected to be unpredictable and occasionally troublesome.


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Come closer, boys. It will be easier for you.
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Jersey Boys.
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We live in a world of shadow and light, pain and joy. We spend our entire lives investigating the ma...
KILROY J. OLDSTER
Listening to music, reading literature, writing, and extended periods of personal introspection prov...
KILROY J. OLDSTER
A person can hurry through or sleep walk through life, but whenever they stop to catch their breath ...
KILROY J. OLDSTER
A program of active reading and writing might be the hardest form of thinking, but it is also the mo...
KILROY J. OLDSTER
Art is not a metonym for truth telling. All art is a form of a falsifying; otherwise why would anyon...
KILROY J. OLDSTER
Life is only meaningless if we fail to make a resolute effort at achieving bliss, attaining the acti...
KILROY J. OLDSTER
We discover part of our true self only by conspicuous inspection of the depths of our conscience.
KILROY J. OLDSTER
Self-mastery involves a studious account of all aspects of human life and developing a comprehensive...
KILROY J. OLDSTER
The impeccable watchmaker geared the noble self to suffer. The ineluctable part of being human is pe...
KILROY J. OLDSTER
Every unpleasant worldly experience in life exposes our sensitive nervous systems to painful phenome...
KILROY J. OLDSTER
Storytelling gives form to the metal dialogue of the mind and in doing so, reveals our self-fiction....
KILROY J. OLDSTER
A writing tablet evidences the writer’s mind shadows, the dark twin that sketches the meandering o...
KILROY J. OLDSTER
Stories trace their roots to impassioned human interactions with the world. I always sense a storyli...
KILROY J. OLDSTER
Writing is a pitched battle with the elusive self, a contest that resultant celebratory jubilee demo...
KILROY J. OLDSTER
How to earn a viable standard of living while giving vent to their desire to perform creative activi...
KILROY J. OLDSTER
Making art requires a degree of intentionality. All works of art require a contemplative individual ...
KILROY J. OLDSTER
A creative person aspires to devote the core state of their mind fixated upon performing the surge o...
KILROY J. OLDSTER
We write, edit, and rewrite the story of our own life employing descriptive words, metaphors, and sy...
KILROY J. OLDSTER
Idealistic notions that guide a younger person frequently prove unsustainable. Concluding any stage ...
KILROY J. OLDSTER
A person of large dreams does not allow other people’s opinion to damper his or her zestfulness. O...
KILROY J. OLDSTER
Inside each of us is a deep well of translucent water. A fluidity of thoughts and luminous feelings ...
KILROY J. OLDSTER
A person whom works exclusively for money places a price tag on his or her soul. A person whom labor...
KILROY J. OLDSTER
Rudeness is a means to attract attention, assert power, cover-up ineptitude, deflect personal insecu...
KILROY J. OLDSTER
People exercise the freedom to present themselves from a vast array of precepts. The modern human mi...
KILROY J. OLDSTER
Transitional periods in life are unsettling because a person’s latent fears constantly whisper war...
KILROY J. OLDSTER
Exiting from any long-term relationship comes at great personal expense, which explains why so many ...
KILROY J. OLDSTER
An enlightened person strives to live a meaningful life, defined by their personal humility joy, pas...
KILROY J. OLDSTER
Aristotle declared that, ‘It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought wit...
KILROY J. OLDSTER
Tact by its nature entails staying mum, prudently electing to forgo urging other people to pursue an...
KILROY J. OLDSTER
All people intuitively seek emotional equanimity, freedom from anxiety, distress, and trepidation th...
KILROY J. OLDSTER
Life surrounds us. Each day we witness the plenteous gifts of nature. Even following the most bitter...
KILROY J. OLDSTER
The biggest impediment to loving life is our inflated egos. Only by suppressing our ego and controll...
KILROY J. OLDSTER
Life’s most precious moments are not all loud or uproarious. Silence and stillness has its own vir...
KILROY J. OLDSTER
The pathos of the human life teaches one that idolatry of the ego is a sham. Only by living in harmo...
KILROY J. OLDSTER
Love is a form of energy, and similar to all forms of energy, it is both essential for life and dang...
KILROY J. OLDSTER
Without curiosity and passion, the world will seem to lack possibility and everything in life will a...
KILROY J. OLDSTER
Life presents innumerable possibilities for love, friendship, compassion, and self-fulfillment, but ...
KILROY J. OLDSTER
An attraction to self-discovery and self-expression can be uplifting and assist us combat epic bored...
KILROY J. OLDSTER
A life of leisure never satisfies anyone who possesses a lively mind.
KILROY J. OLDSTER
We wait too long to tell the people we love that they are the very reason that we exist. We assume t...
KILROY J. OLDSTER
We measure time through a mental framework trussed with two major stakes: memory and expectation. Me...
KILROY J. OLDSTER
The psyche of some people, whether through innate structure or via adaption to personal experiences,...
KILROY J. OLDSTER
Growing old is humbling and it takes effort to accomplish this stage of life with dignity.
KILROY J. OLDSTER
The ego with its protective defense mechanisms is the biggest impediment to attaining spiritual grow...
KILROY J. OLDSTER
Our present conscious self and our shadow must learn how to coexist. The first step to attaining per...
KILROY J. OLDSTER
A dreamer rises above their inherent fearfulness that they will always produce inferior work and gra...
KILROY J. OLDSTER
A person achieves enlightenment only through a purposeful engagement with life and by resolutely sea...
KILROY J. OLDSTER
Alterations in the environment place us under personal stress. Changes in our routines and the physi...
KILROY J. OLDSTER
Every person fails, nobody achieves everything that he or she set out to achieve. Nobody, regardless...
KILROY J. OLDSTER
A principled life begins by accepting the evident truth that we must die. Death becomes us. Knowledg...
KILROY J. OLDSTER
The tangible and factual components of reality along with the intangible strands of memory and imagi...
KILROY J. OLDSTER
A person can allow a tyrannical world to bully them. One can kowtow to the demands of petty tormento...
KILROY J. OLDSTER
Feelings of regret represent our aversion to reality.
KILROY J. OLDSTER
We use the mind to create ourselves. Stuck amid the inevitable gaps between the mint of imagination ...
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