Author: cheung shun sang=cauchy3 (---.ctinets.com)
Date: 12-10-04 09:27
The former post was off topic and was thus removed as it was a violation of our
Great Books & Classics spirit. We are migrating to
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Please respect that these are Great Books sites, and we prefer posts along the following
For us, there is only the trying. The rest is not our business.
T. S. EliotThe release of atom power has changed everything except our way of
thinking...the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If
only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker. --Albert Einstein
As fast as thou shalt wane, so fast thou grow\'st,
In one of thine, from that which thou departest;
And that fresh blood which youngly thou bestow\'st,
Thou mayst call thine when thou from youth convertest,
Herein lives wisdom, beauty, and increase;
Without this folly, age, and cold decay:
If all were minded so, the times should cease
And threescore year would make the world away.
Let those whom nature hath not made for store,
Harsh, featureless, and rude, barrenly perish:
Look, whom she best endow\'d, she gave thee more;
Which bounteous gift thou shouldst in bounty cherish:
She carv\'d thee for her seal, and meant thereby,
Thou shouldst print more, not let that copy die.
Things are pretty, graceful, rich, elegant, handsome, but, until they speak to the imagination, not yet