Archive for August, 2010

Alan Turing

« 27 August 2010 | 6:47 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

We can only see a short distance ahead, but we can see plenty there that needs to be done.



Samuel Madden

« 21 August 2010 | 16:46 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

In an orchard there should be enough to eat, enough to lay up, enough to be stolen, and enough to rot on the ground.



Juvenal

« 18 August 2010 | 20:05 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

Honesty is praised and starves. (Probitas laudatur et alget)



Malcolm Muggeridge

« 16 August 2010 | 19:52 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

On one of my birthdays I was given a toy printing-set with whose rubber letters I was able to print off my first composition. It was a story of a train going along very fast and, to the satisfaction of the passengers, racing through the samll stations along the track without stopping. Their satisfaction, however, […]



John Henry Newmann

« 9 August 2010 | 7:35 | Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

The world is content with setting right the surface of things.



Joseph Brodsky

« 8 August 2010 | 15:11 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.



Robert Penn Warren

« 7 August 2010 | 10:42 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

In separateness only does love learn definition.



H D Thoreau

« 6 August 2010 | 18:03 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours … In proportion as he simplifies his life, the laws of the universe will appear less complex, and solitude will not be solitude, nor poverty […]