Archive for August, 2015

Sterling Hayden

« 30 August 2015 | 13:59 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

Measured in terms of enchantment, is there anything can compare with a chartroom?



Nassim Nicholas Taleb

« 28 August 2015 | 10:55 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

What I learned on my own I still remember.



R S Thomas

« 27 August 2015 | 8:44 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

The Bright Field I have seen the sun break through to illuminate a small field for a while, and gone my way and forgotten it. But that was the pearl of great price, the one field that had treasure in it. I realise now that I must give all that I have to possess it. […]



C S Lewis

« 17 August 2015 | 16:32 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

But the most obvious fact about praise – whether of God or anything – strangely escaped me. I thought of it in terms of compliment, approval, or the giving of honour. I had never noticed that all enjoyment spontaneously overflows into praise unless . . . shyness or the fear of boring others is deliberately […]



Clive James

« 16 August 2015 | 15:53 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

I am much more interested in the great poem than great poetry.



William James

« 12 August 2015 | 15:26 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

Our science is a drop, our ignorance a sea.



Alexis De Tocqueville

« 4 August 2015 | 14:30 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

The American, is the Englishman left to himself.