Friday, June 26, 2015
I believe the greatest gift I can conceive of having from anyone is to be seen, heard, understood, and touched by them. The greatest gift I can give is to see, hear, understand, and touch another person.
The nationalist not only does not disapprove of atrocities committed by his own side, he has the remarkable capacity for not even hearing about them.
It's like, at the end, there's this surprise quiz: Am I proud of me? I gave my life to become the person I am right now. Was it worth what I paid?
Him that I love, I wish to be free -- even from me.
~Anne Morrow Lindbergh
So difficult it is to show the various meanings and imperfections of words when we have nothing else but words to do it with.
~ John Locke
Content thyself to be obscurely good. When vice prevails, and impious men bear sway, the post of honor is a private station.
~ Joseph Addison
Spend the afternoon. You can't take it with you.
~ Annie Dillard
A bookstore is one of the only pieces of evidence we have that people are still thinking.
Posted by Unknown at Friday, June 26, 2015