My grandfather …

My grandfather always said that living is like licking honey off a thorn.

– Louis Adamic

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born in Slovenia March 23, 1899
died: September 04, 1951
gender: male

Slovenian-born, he came to US at the age of 14. Socialist, he supported Tito and was friends with Rex Stout and Robinson Jeffers.

http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/428446.Louis_Adamic

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9 thoughts on “My grandfather …

  1. March 23, 1899: Novelist and political activist Louis Adamic was born in present-day Slovenia, 114 years ago today.

  2. Life does smart a bit. 😦

  3. Thank you for sharing this wonderful quote!

  4. http://lovelyseasonscomeandgo.wordpress.com
    that’s kind of rough! licking honey from a thorn, whew… Well I recall T.D. Jakes saying something like this about life, I believe he said this… life sometimes acts like it has gone crazy.

  5. Great quote! Do we lick or back away safely?

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