Thursday, June 21, 2007

Quotations

One ought, every day at least, to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture and, if it were possible, to speak a few reasonable words.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

We don't see things as they are, we see things as we are.
Anais Nin (1903 - 1977)

Do you know, my son, with what little understanding the Earth is ruled?
Pope Julius III (1487 - 1555)


All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered, the point is to discover them.
Galileo (1564 - 1642)

Nobody speaks the truth when there's something they must have.
Elizabeth Bowen (1899 - 1973)


Before we set our hearts too much upon anything, let us examine how happy those are who already possess it.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld (1613 - 1680)

Let us go singing as far as we go: the road will be less tedious.
Virgil (70BC - 19BC)

Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.
Confucius (551BC - 479BC)

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