Posts in Life
Wish I'd said that - May 22, 2018

"Clever men, it has been remarked, are impressed by their difference from their fellows; wise men are conscious of their resemblance to them. It would be ungracious to suggest that such an attitude is a mark rather of cleverness than of wisdom, but it is not wholly free from the spirit of the sect."

R.H. Tawney Equality

Wish I'd said that - May 21, 2018

"The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result."

Source unclear but not Albert Einstein (a false quotation magnet on a par with Abraham Lincoln). Various diligent efforts have been made to determine its origin online (for instance here) but regardless of where it came from it has caught on because we humans make such diligent efforts to demonstrate its validity in real life.

Wish I'd said that - May 13, 2018

"To the materialist things like nations, classes, civilizations must be more important than individuals, because the individuals live only seventy-odd years each and the group may last for centuries. But to the Christian, individuals are more important, for they live eternally; and races, civilizations and the like, are in comparison the creatures of a day."

C.S. Lewis “Man or Rabbit?” in The Grand Miracle