Monthly Archives: July 2017

Q11 – Bertrand Russell

“A happy life must be to a great extent a quiet life, for it is only in an atmosphere of quiet that true joy dare live.”

Bertrand Russell

Q9 – Charles Baudelaire

“The dance can reveal everything mysterious that is hidden in music, and it has the additional merit of being human and palpable. Dancing is poetry with arms and legs.”

Charles Baudelaire

Q6 – John Williams

In his extreme youth Stoner had thought of love as an absolute state of being to which, if one were lucky, one might find access; in his maturity he had decided it was the heaven of a false religion, toward which one ought to gaze with an amused disbelief, a gently familiar contempt, and an embarrassed nostalgia. Now in his middle age he began to know that it was neither a state of grace nor an illusion; he saw it as a human act of becoming, a condition that was invented and modified moment by moment and day by day, by the will and the intelligence and the heart.”
John Williams, Stoner