A poem is
momentary stay against confusion.Robert Frost.
is equidistant from God. Leopold Von Ranke
the Western path
Right through the gates of wrath. Blake
must be willing to defend his country from his government. Voltaire.
never believe any war will be smooth and easy, or that anyone
who embarks on the strange voyage can measure the tides and
hurricanes he will encounter. The statesman who yields to war
fever must realize that once the signal is given, he is no longer
the master of policy but the slave of unforeseeable and uncontrollable
Sir Winston Churchill
there's no blemish but the mind. None can be called deformed
the unkind. Shakespeare.
riches there is no real use, except it be in the distribution;
the rest is but conceit. Francis Bacon.
last tree has been cut down, after the last river has been poisoned,
after the last fish has been caught, only then will you find
that money cannot be eaten. Cree prophecy
I am haunted
by the possibility that out of our mammalian midst, a Plato,
a Gauss, a Mozart, justified, redeems the species which devised
and carried out Auchwitz. George Steiner.