"The best thing for being sad," replied Merlin, beginning to puff and blow, "is to learn something. That's the only thing that never fails. You may grow old and trembling in your anatomies, you may lie awake at night listening to the disorder of your veins, you may miss your only love, you may see … Continue reading Quote for Today: T. H. White
Infinite mercy flows continually But you're asleep and can't see it. The sleeper's robe goes on drinking river water While he frantically hunts mirages in dreams And runs continually here and there shouting, "There'll be water further on, I know!" It's this false thinking that blocks him From the path that leads to himself, By … Continue reading Quote for Today: Rumi
That black, maddening firmament; that vast cosmic ocean, endlessly deep in every direction, both Heaven and Pandemonium at once; mystical Zodiac, speckled flesh of Tiamat; all that is chaos, infinite and eternal. And yet, it's somehow the bringing to order of this chaos which perhaps has always disturbed me most. The constellations, in their way, … Continue reading Quote for Today: Mark X.
i thank You God for most this amazing day: for the leaping greenly spirits of trees and a blue true dream of sky; and for everything which is natural which is infinite which is yes (i who have died am alive again today, and this is the sun's birthday; this is the birth day of … Continue reading Quote for Today: E.E. Cummings
Having spent a long time in open spaces, whether sea or desert, it is a luxury to be able to take refuge in towns with narrow streets which provide a fragile fortress against the assaults of the infinite. There is such a sense of security against the boundless there, even if the murmur of the … Continue reading Quote for Today: Georges Limbour