Saturday, July 23, 2005

Quotations #067

"In a free society, art is not a weapon." -- Pres. John F. Kennedy

"We can believe what we choose. We are answerable for what we choose to believe." -- John Henry Newman, 1848

"Omnia Romae cum Pretio [Everything in Rome ... at a price.]" -- Juvenal

"The present contains nothing more than the past, and what is found in the effect was already in the cause." -- HenrĂ­ Bergson (1907)

"Nothing could be more lovely and fearless than Chaucer. But already Shakespeare is morbid with fear, fear of consequences. That is the strange phenomenon of the English Renaissance: this mystic terror of the consequences, the consequences of actions." -- D.H.Lawrence, Phoenix (1936)

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