Sunday, 8 December 2019

Saturday, 7 December 2019

But however measurable, 
there is much more life in music 
than mathematics or logic 
ever dreamed of.

Friday, 6 December 2019

Thursday, 5 December 2019

The work an unknown good man has done 
is like a vein of water flowing 
hidden underground, 
secretly making the ground green.

Wednesday, 4 December 2019

Tuesday, 3 December 2019

It is not the clear-sighted who rule the world. 
Great achievements are accomplished in a blessed, warm fog.

Monday, 2 December 2019

Sunday, 1 December 2019

Of all tyrannies 
a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims 
may be the most oppressive.

Saturday, 30 November 2019

Friday, 29 November 2019

Always be ready to speak your mind, 
and a base man will avoid you.

Thursday, 28 November 2019

Wednesday, 27 November 2019

Existence is a strange bargain. 
Life owes us little; 
we owe it everything. 
The only true happiness comes
from squandering ourselves
for a purpose.

Tuesday, 26 November 2019

Monday, 25 November 2019

Ambition is the immoderate desire for power.

Sunday, 24 November 2019

Saturday, 23 November 2019

There is only one failure in life possible, 
and that is 
not to be true 
to the best one knows.

Friday, 22 November 2019

Thursday, 21 November 2019

There is a saying 
that every nice piece of work needs 
the right person 
in the right place 
at the right time.

Wednesday, 20 November 2019

Tuesday, 19 November 2019

The antiquity and general acceptance of an opinion is not assurance of its truth.

Monday, 18 November 2019

Sunday, 17 November 2019

One of the truest tests of integrity 
is its blunt refusal to be compromised.

Saturday, 16 November 2019

Friday, 15 November 2019

Eventually, 
my eyes were opened, 
and I really understood nature. 
I learned to love at the same time.

Thursday, 14 November 2019

Wednesday, 13 November 2019

Earth is a flower 
and it's pollinating.

Tuesday, 12 November 2019

Monday, 11 November 2019

Keep true to the dreams of your youth.

Sunday, 10 November 2019

Saturday, 9 November 2019

There are mysteries which men can only guess at, 
which age by age they may solve only in part.

Friday, 8 November 2019

Thursday, 7 November 2019

It is reality that awakens possibilities, 
and nothing would be more perverse 
than to deny it.

Wednesday, 6 November 2019

Tuesday, 5 November 2019

It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, 
it's what we know that ain't so.

Monday, 4 November 2019

Sunday, 3 November 2019

Secrecy, 
being an instrument of conspiracy, 
ought never to be the system of a regular government.

Saturday, 2 November 2019

Friday, 1 November 2019

Come Fairies, 
take me out of this dull world, 
for I would ride with you upon the wind 
and dance upon the mountains 
like a flame!

Thursday, 31 October 2019

Wednesday, 30 October 2019

Serious-minded people have few ideas. 
People with ideas are never serious.

Tuesday, 29 October 2019

Monday, 28 October 2019

I shut my eyes and all the world drops dead; 
I lift my eyes and all is born again.

Sunday, 27 October 2019

Saturday, 26 October 2019

Every child is an artist. 
The problem is how to remain an artist 
once we grow up.

Friday, 25 October 2019

Thursday, 24 October 2019

Free imagination is the inestimable prerogative of youth 
and it must be cherished 
and guarded as a treasure.

Wednesday, 23 October 2019

Tuesday, 22 October 2019

I have seen great intolerance shown in support of tolerance.

Monday, 21 October 2019

Sunday, 20 October 2019

Science is a perception of the world around us. 
Science is a place where what you find in nature pleases you.

Saturday, 19 October 2019

Friday, 18 October 2019

Man must shape his tools 
lest they shape him.

Thursday, 17 October 2019

Wednesday, 16 October 2019

The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; 
that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness.

Tuesday, 15 October 2019

Monday, 14 October 2019

It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.

Sunday, 13 October 2019

Saturday, 12 October 2019

Falsehood is invariably the child of fear in one form or another.

Friday, 11 October 2019

Thursday, 10 October 2019

Sometimes you feel you have the truth of a moment in your hand, 
then it slips through your fingers and is lost.

Wednesday, 9 October 2019

Tuesday, 8 October 2019

In fighting nature, 
man can win every battle except the last. 
If he should win that too, 
he will perish, 
like an embryo cutting its own umbilical cord.

Monday, 7 October 2019

Sunday, 6 October 2019

Scepticism is the first step on the road to philosophy.

Saturday, 5 October 2019

Friday, 4 October 2019

The illiterate of the future will not be the person who cannot read. 
It will be the person who does not know how to learn.

Thursday, 3 October 2019

Wednesday, 2 October 2019

Satisfaction lies in the effort, 
not in the attainment; 
full effort is full victory.

Tuesday, 1 October 2019

Monday, 30 September 2019

The most difficult character in comedy is that of the fool, 
and he must be no simpleton that plays that part.

Sunday, 29 September 2019

Saturday, 28 September 2019

Thought is a kind of opium; 
it can intoxicate us, 
while still broad awake; 
it can make transparent the mountains 
and everything that exists.

Friday, 27 September 2019

Thursday, 26 September 2019

The soul is so far from being a monad 
that we have not only to interpret other souls to ourself 
but to interpret ourself to ourself.

Wednesday, 25 September 2019

Tuesday, 24 September 2019

Though man a thinking being is defined, 
Few use the grand prerogative of mind. 
How few think justly of the thinking few! 
How many never think, who think they do!

Monday, 23 September 2019

Sunday, 22 September 2019

Heresies are experiments in man's unsatisfied search for truth.

Saturday, 21 September 2019

Friday, 20 September 2019

My yesterdays walk with me. 
They keep step, 
they are grey faces that peer over my shoulder.

Thursday, 19 September 2019

Wednesday, 18 September 2019

The future is purchased by the present.

Tuesday, 17 September 2019

Monday, 16 September 2019

The intellect is always fooled by the heart.

Sunday, 15 September 2019

Saturday, 14 September 2019

To different minds, 
the same world is a hell, 
and a heaven.

Friday, 13 September 2019

Thursday, 12 September 2019

Do not allow to slip away from you 
freedoms the people who came before you won 
with such hard knocks.

Wednesday, 11 September 2019

Tuesday, 10 September 2019

Life exists in the universe only because the carbon atom possesses certain exceptional properties.

Monday, 9 September 2019

Sunday, 8 September 2019

Literature is the immortality of speech.

Saturday, 7 September 2019

Friday, 6 September 2019

The poet speaks to all men 
of that other life of theirs 
that they have smothered and forgotten.

Thursday, 5 September 2019

Wednesday, 4 September 2019

Creative activity could be described as a type of learning process 
where teacher and pupil are located in the same individual.

Tuesday, 3 September 2019

Monday, 2 September 2019

Ignorant men don't know what good they hold in their hands 
until they've flung it away.

Sunday, 1 September 2019