While there is a hill to hide the distance, a man will struggle to see what lies beyond. For this reason, I believe, God made mountains.
Gerald Kersh, Faces in a Dusty Picture
|I'm going to go ahead and count that mustache as a beard|
Truths are Illusions which we have forgotten are illusions.
Friedrich Nietzsche, "On Truth and Lies in the Nonmoral Sense"
Praise the wine that is old and the flowering of the newest songs.
For what is truly wondrous and fearful in man, never yet was put into words or books. And the drawing near of Death, which alike levels all, alike impresses all with a last revelation, which only an author from the dead could adequately tell.
Herman Melville, Moby-Dick
A small daily task, if it really be daily, will beat all the labors of a spasmodic Hercules.