It is the privilege of genius that life never grows common place, as it does for the rest of us.
Time, place, and action may with pains be wrought, but genius must be born; and never can be taught.
The rule of law in place of force, always basic to my thinking, now takes on a new relevance in a world where, if war is to go, only law can replace it.
I’ve always found it best to have a routine. I go to my study at the same time every day and climb into my bay window. I may not be inspired every day, but on the days I am, I need to be in place to write. If I’m not particularly inspired, I’ll revise or do research or correspondence.
In life there is nothing more unexpected and surprising than the arrivals and departures of pleasure. If we find it in one place today, it is vain to seek it there tomorrow. You can not lay a trap for it.
Some of our greatest historical and artistic treasures we place in museums; others, we take for walks.
The real danger to the world’s resistance movements is the attempt to distort reality and to place the blame on the resistance groups’ actions without allowing them to portray their perspective, thus ignoring the reality of the occupation and the siege, like the situation in occupied Palestine.
In response to the challenge of strangers, sport arose as a sublimated representation of a community’s armed might as well as its pride of place and clan.
The place is very well and quiet and the children only scream in a low voice.
Her angel’s face, As the great eye of heaven shined bright, And made a sunshine in the shady place.