No Comments on

For we know when a nation goes down and never comes back, when a society or a civilization perishes, one condition may always be found. They forgot where they came from. They lost sight of what brought them along.

No Comments on

Because if one has an image, however dim and romantic, of a journey’s end, one may, in the end, surely reach it, after no matter how many detours and deceptions and abandonings of hope. And hope could never have been entirely abandoned, even in the worst days.

No Comments on

Books are faithful repositories, which may be awhile neglected or forgotten, but when they are opened again, will again impart their instruction.

No Comments on

No man so wise that he may not easily err if he takes no other counsel than his own. He that is taught only by himself has a fool for a master.

No Comments on

Salvador Dali has been called kitsch, but, although some of this work may be grotesque, its brazenly self-conscious bad taste saves it from being true kitsch, which always strives to please.

No Comments on

People may come to our communities because they want to serve the poor; they will only stay once they have discovered that they themselves are poor.

No Comments on

About one thing the Englishman has a particularly strict code. If a bird says Cluk bik bik bik bik and caw you may kill it, eat it or ask Fortnums to pickle it in Napoleon brandy with wild strawberries. If it says tweet it is a dear and precious friend and you’d better lay off it if you want to remain a member of Boodles.