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Quote – Influenced

Don’t ask who’s influenced me. A lion is made up of the lambs he’s digested, and I’ve been reading all my life.   Giorgos Seferis Giorgos or George Seferis  the pen name of Georgios Seferiades (March 13 [O.S. February 29] 1900 –… Read More ›

Committees

I’ve searched all the parks in all the cities and found no statues of committees.    Gilbert K. Chesterton Gilbert Keith Chesterton, KC*SG (29 May 1874 – 14 June 1936), better known as G. K. Chesterton, was an English writer, poet, philosopher,… Read More ›

Pessimist

I don’t consider myself a pessimist. I think of a pessimist as someone who is waiting for it to rain. And I feel soaked to the skin.   Leonard Cohen Leonard Norman Cohen, CC GOQ (born 21 September 1934) is… Read More ›

Swords

One sword keeps another in the sheath.   George Herbert George Herbert (3 April 1593 – 1 March 1633) was a Welsh poet, orator and Anglican priest. Herbert’s poetry is associated with the writings of the metaphysical poets, and he… Read More ›