Saturday, 2 June 2018

Trappings

A wise man looks upon men as he does on horses; 
all their comparisons of title, wealth, and place, 
he consider but as harness.
— Robert Cecil

Tuesday, 29 May 2018

Outwitting Fate

The only way to be sure of catching a train 
is to miss the one before it.

— Gilbert K. Chesterton

Saturday, 26 May 2018

Mediocracy

The general tendency of things throughout the world 
is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.

— John Stuart Mill

Sunday, 20 May 2018

Sleeping Dogs Lie

A person may cause evil to others 
not only by his actions 
but by his inaction, 
and in either case 
he is justly accountable to them for the injury.

— John Stuart Mill