Archive for the ‘Jack London’ Category

A bone to the dog is not charity. Charity is the bone shared with the dog when you are just as hungry as the dog.

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010
dog

The very poor can always be depended upon. They never turn away the hungry. Time and time again, all over the United States, have I been refused food by the big house on the hill: and always have I received food from the little…

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I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet.

Thursday, August 13th, 2009
perseids with aurora

I would rather be ashes than dust!

I would rather that my spark should burn out in a brilliant blaze than it should be stifled by dry rot…

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