Archive for February, 2018

Samuel Johnson

« 23 February 2018 | 19:28 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

Criticism is a study by which men grow important and formidable at a very small expense. The power of invention has been conferred by nature upon few, and the labour of learning those sciences which by mere labour be obtained is too great to be willingly endured; but every man can exert such judgment as […]



Billy Graham

« 21 February 2018 | 18:57 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

Someday you will read or hear that Billy Graham is dead. Don’t you believe a word of it. I shall be more alive than I am now. I will just have changed my address. I will have gone into the presence of God.



Sir Thomas More

« 20 February 2018 | 0:13 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

It is possible to live for the next life and still be merry in this.



Carl Jung

« 19 February 2018 | 19:34 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

Beware of unearned wisdom



Tony Benn

« 17 February 2018 | 23:04 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

Never give your audience your second best speech. advice to Daniel Hannan shortly before he stood for his first election



Albert Maysles

« 15 February 2018 | 17:33 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

Tyranny is the deliberate removal of nuance.



Fyodor Dostoevsky

« 10 February 2018 | 12:45 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

They fight and fight and fight; they are fighting now, they fought before, and they’ll fight in the future … So you see, you can say anything about world history … Except one thing, that is. It cannot be said that world history is reasonable.



Marcus Aurelius

« 1 February 2018 | 16:26 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

When you wake up in the morning, tell yourself: the people I deal with today will be meddling, ungrateful, arrogant, dishonest, jealous, and surly. They are like this because they can’t tell good from evil. But I have seen the beauty of good, and the ugliness of evil, and have recognized that the wrongdoer has […]