Lapham’s Quarterly – Book of Nature Quotes

I finally finished Lapham’s Quarterly’s Book of Nature yesterday.  Work wasn’t too busy, the family was away and I got some serious reading done.  Here are my favorites from this edition: “Here is our long-forgotten family home. And, having heard now and then the voice of ancestors calling, Like a grey little forest bird, from…… Continue reading Lapham’s Quarterly – Book of Nature Quotes

Heraclitus quotes

My favorite quotes from Heraclitus: πολυμαθίη νόον οὐ διδάσκει Much learning does not teach understanding ποταμοῖσι τοῖσιν αὐτοῖσιν ἐμϐαίνουσιν, ἕτερα καὶ ἕτερα ὕδατα ἐπιρρεῖ. Ever-newer waters flow on those who step into the same rivers. χρὴ γὰρ εὖ μάλα πολλῶν ἴστορας φιλοσόφους ἄνδρας εἶναι Men that love wisdom must be acquainted with very many things…… Continue reading Heraclitus quotes