Thursday, November 11, 2004

Quotations #004

"Tell me what you eat and I will tell you what you are." -- Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, Physiologie du Goût, 1825.

"The best government is a benevolent tyranny tempered by an occasional assassination." -- Voltaire

"Never find your delight in another's misfortune." -- Publius Syrus (1c BCE)

"To sit alone in the lamplight with a book spread out before you, and hold intimate converse with men of unseen generations -- such is a pleasure beyond compare." -- Yoshida Kenkō, Tsurezuregusa.

"It requires a very unusual mind to make an analysis of the obvious." -- Alfred North Whitehead

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