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Thought for the Day – June 25th


Johnson, Samuel. Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia. 1759, Chapter XII
SEE: http://www.gutenberg.org/dirs/etext96/rslas10h.htm
WEB PRESENCE: http://www.samueljohnson.com/
WEB PRESENCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samuel_Johnson

Thought for the Day – May 18th


„Es bildet ein Talent sich in der Stille,
Sich ein Charakter in dem Strom der Welt.“
Von Goethe, Johann Wolfgang. Torquato Tasso: A Play. 1790
SEE (English): http://books.google.com/books?id=P_DnAAAAIAAJ
SEE (German): http://www.gutenberg.org/cache/epub/10425/pg10425.html
WEB PRESENCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johann_Wolfgang_von_Goethe
NOTE: von Goethe YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/channel/HCL3IfoR3DLUU

Thought for the Day – April 13th


“Ut varias usus meditando extunderet artis paulatim.”
Virgil. Georgics. 29 B.C., Book I, line 133
SEE (Latin): http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/text?doc=Perseus%3Atext%3A1999.02.0059%3Abook%3D1%3Acard%3D118
SEE (English): http://www.gutenberg.org/files/232/232-h/232-h.htm
WEB PRESENCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virgil
VARIANT: “That use by gradual dint of thought on thought /Might forge the various arts”