August 19th, 2005

Tea

Quotes of the Day

Quotes for you :) a little delayed 'cos of "real" work! I like all of them today but the second one was what caught my eye this afternoon.

Peace
peter

Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.
Martin Luther King Jr. (1929 - 1968), Strength to Love, 1963

Life is like playing a violin in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
Samuel Butler (1835 - 1902)

What others think of us would be of little moment did it not, when known, so deeply tinge what we think of ourselves.
Paul Valery (1871 - 1945)

Discretion is not the better part of biography.
Lytton Strachey (1880 - 1932), in Michael Holroyd Lytton, Strachey vol. 1 (1967)