Author: MIHAIL (---.esoo.ru)
Date: 02-06-06 14:47
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Yes, we have to divide up our time like that, between our politics and
our equations. But to me our equations are far more important, for
politics are only a matter of present concern. A mathematical equation
stands forever. --Albert EinsteinThe only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
Most of all, perhaps, we need an intimate knowlege of the past. Not that the past has anything magical about it, but we
cannot study the future.
- C.S. Lewis, In Education
Poetry may make us from time to time a little more aware of the deeper, unnamed feelings which form the substratum of our
being, to which we rarely penetrate; for our lives are mostly a constant evasion of ourselves.
T. S. Eliot