Thursday, September 29, 2016

"The appearance of mediocrity is often useful in life because it weakens tautly strung strings and sobers up people's self-confident or self-forgetful feelings, reminding them how close they are to mediocrity as well."  -- from Turgenev's Fathers and Sons

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

"From rainbow clouds there flow not
Drops so bright to see
As from thy presence showers a rain of melody." - Shelley