the septenary (diapholom) wrote,
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The German intellect wants the French sprightliness, the fine practical understanding of the English, and the American adventure; but it has a certain probity, which never rests in a superficial performance, but asks steadily, To what end? A German public asks for a controlling sincerity
,.,.,.,-Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-82), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. Representative Men, "Goethe"

It seems to me that man is made to act rather than to know: the principles of things escape our most persevering researches
,.,.,.,-Frederick The Great, King of Prussia (1712-86). Letter, 30 Sept. 1783, .

A thought which does not result in an action is nothing much, and an action which does not proceed from a thought is nothing at all
,.,.,.,-Georges Bernanos (1888-1948), French novelist,

It is curious to note the old sea-margins of human thought! Each subsiding century reveals some new mystery; we build where monsters used to hide themselves
,.,.,.,-Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-82), U.S. poet. One of the meditations of Mr. Churchill, inscribed on his pulpit, in Kavanagh,


The supply of words in the world market is plentiful but the demand is falling. Let deeds follow words now
,.,.,.,-Lech Walesa (b. 1943), Polish trade union leader
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