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Sunday, May 27, 2007
Refdesk Thoughts of the Day:
"Music has charms to soothe a savage breast..."
"Music has charms to soothe a savage breast, To soften rocks, or bend a knotted
"Open-mindedness is not the same as empty-mindedness..."
"Open-mindedness is not the same as empty-mindedness. To hang out a sign saying,
'Come right in; there is no one at home' is not the equivalent of hospitality."
"It is the individual who is not interested in his fellow men..."
"It is the individual who is not interested in his fellow men who has the greatest
difficulties in life and provides the greatest injury to others. It is from among such individuals that all human failures spring."
"It came to me that reform should begin at home..."
"It came to me that reform should begin at home, and since that day I have
not had time to remake the world."
"The habit of ignoring Nature is deeply implanted in our times..."
"The habit of ignoring Nature is deeply implanted in our times. This attitude reminds me of people who never look you in the eye; I find them disturbing and always have to look away."
"The passion for setting people right..."
"The passion for setting people right is in itself an afflictive disease."