Saturday, 10 December 2016

Friday, 9 December 2016

There are things known 
and things unknown 
and in between 
are the doors.

Thursday, 8 December 2016

Wednesday, 7 December 2016

The only journey is the one within.

Tuesday, 6 December 2016


Monday, 5 December 2016

All animals, 
except man, 
know that the principal business of life 
is to enjoy it.

Sunday, 4 December 2016

Saturday, 3 December 2016

Death not merely ends life, 
it also bestows upon it a silent completeness, 
snatched from the hazardous flux 
to which all things human are subject.

Friday, 2 December 2016

Thursday, 1 December 2016

We have enough religion to make us hate, 
but not enough to make us love one another.

Wednesday, 30 November 2016


Tuesday, 29 November 2016

The scientific mind does not so much provide the right answers 
as ask the right questions.

Monday, 28 November 2016

Sunday, 27 November 2016

Absence of proof is not proof of absence.

Saturday, 26 November 2016

Friday, 25 November 2016

Life and death are one thread, 
the same line viewed from different sides.

Thursday, 24 November 2016

Wednesday, 23 November 2016

Be faithful to that which exists within yourself.

Tuesday, 22 November 2016

Monday, 21 November 2016

It takes an extraordinary intelligence to contemplate the obvious.

Sunday, 20 November 2016

Saturday, 19 November 2016

Intelligence and courtesy 
not always are combined; 
Often in a wooden house 
a golden room we find.

Friday, 18 November 2016

Thursday, 17 November 2016

A noble man compares and estimates himself 
by an idea which is higher than himself; 
and a mean man, 
by one lower than himself. 

The one produces aspiration; 
the other ambition, 
which is the way in which a vulgar man aspires.

Wednesday, 16 November 2016

Tuesday, 15 November 2016

Music is the emotional life of most people.

Monday, 14 November 2016

Sunday, 13 November 2016

Saturday, 12 November 2016

Friday, 11 November 2016

Honour sinks where commerce long prevails.

Thursday, 10 November 2016

Wednesday, 9 November 2016

It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere.

Tuesday, 8 November 2016

Monday, 7 November 2016

Layer by layer 
art strips life bare.

Sunday, 6 November 2016

Saturday, 5 November 2016

We're born alone, 
we live alone, 
we die alone. 
Only through our love and friendship 
can we create the illusion 
for the moment 
that we're not alone.

Friday, 4 November 2016

Thursday, 3 November 2016

All meanings, 
we know, 
depend on the key of interpretation.

Wednesday, 2 November 2016

Tuesday, 1 November 2016

The excellency of every art is its intensity, 
capable of making all disagreeable evaporate.

Monday, 31 October 2016

Sunday, 30 October 2016

I have found you an argument; 
I am not obliged to find you an understanding.

Saturday, 29 October 2016

Friday, 28 October 2016

The most creative people 
have this childlike facility 
to play.

Thursday, 27 October 2016

Wednesday, 26 October 2016

The discipline of the written word punishes both stupidity and dishonesty.

Tuesday, 25 October 2016

Monday, 24 October 2016

External nature is only internal nature writ large.

Sunday, 23 October 2016

Saturday, 22 October 2016

The unread story is not a story; 
it is little black marks on wood pulp. 
The reader, reading it, makes it live: 
a live thing, a story.

Friday, 21 October 2016

Thursday, 20 October 2016

There are in fact two things, science and opinion; 
the former begets knowledge, 
the latter ignorance.

Wednesday, 19 October 2016

Tuesday, 18 October 2016

Beauty awakens the soul to act.

Monday, 17 October 2016

Sunday, 16 October 2016

War remains the decisive human failure.

Saturday, 15 October 2016

Friday, 14 October 2016

It is impossible to begin to learn that which one thinks one already knows.

Thursday, 13 October 2016

Wednesday, 12 October 2016

Life is a song — sing it. 
Life is a game — play it. 
Life is a challenge — meet it. 
Life is a dream — realise it. 
Life is a sacrifice — offer it. 
Life is love — enjoy it.

Tuesday, 11 October 2016

Monday, 10 October 2016

Re-examine all that you have been told... 
dismiss that which insults your soul.

Sunday, 9 October 2016

Saturday, 8 October 2016

The best weapon of a dictatorship is secrecy, 
but the best weapon of a democracy should be 
the weapon of openness.

Friday, 7 October 2016

Thursday, 6 October 2016

All abstract sciences are nothing but the study of relations between signs.

Wednesday, 5 October 2016

Tuesday, 4 October 2016

The unfed mind devours itself.

Monday, 3 October 2016

Sunday, 2 October 2016

Some people will never learn anything, 
for this reason, 
because they understand everything too soon.

Saturday, 1 October 2016

Friday, 30 September 2016

The knowledge of yourself will preserve you from vanity.

Thursday, 29 September 2016

Wednesday, 28 September 2016

An error is the more dangerous 
in proportion to
the degree of truth which it contains.

Tuesday, 27 September 2016

Monday, 26 September 2016

In this electronic age 
we see ourselves being translated more and more into the form of information, 
moving toward the technological extension of consciousness.

Sunday, 25 September 2016

Saturday, 24 September 2016

The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil 
is for good men to do nothing.

Friday, 23 September 2016

Thursday, 22 September 2016

Human history in essence is the history of ideas.

Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

In order that all men may be taught to speak the truth, 
it is necessary that all 
likewise 
should learn to hear it.

Monday, 19 September 2016

Sunday, 18 September 2016

He who does not prevent a crime 
when he can, 
encourages it.

Saturday, 17 September 2016

Friday, 16 September 2016

Few people have the wisdom to prefer 
the criticism that would do them good, 
to the praise that deceives them.

Thursday, 15 September 2016


Wednesday, 14 September 2016

A little nonsense 
now and then 
is relished by the wisest men.

Tuesday, 13 September 2016

Monday, 12 September 2016

Reality must take precedence over public relations, 
for nature cannot be fooled.

Sunday, 11 September 2016

Saturday, 10 September 2016

There is no greatness where there is no simplicity, goodness and truth.

Friday, 9 September 2016

Thursday, 8 September 2016

Poetry is the deification of reality.

Wednesday, 7 September 2016

Tuesday, 6 September 2016

The true delight is in the finding out 
rather than in the knowing.

Monday, 5 September 2016

Sunday, 4 September 2016

If more of us valued food and cheer and song 
above hoarded gold, 
it would be a merrier world.

Saturday, 3 September 2016