Scottish Essayist Quotes
The spot of ground on which a man has stood is forever interesting to him.
You mightn't happen to have a piece of cheese about you, now? No? Well, many's the long night I've dreamed of cheese-toasted, mostly-and woke up again, and here I were.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Taste is, in general, considered as that faculty of the human mind by which we perceive and enjoy whatever is beautiful or sublime in the works of nature or art.
The world is full of tragedy; and sympathy, a little common sympathy, can do so much to soften the worst of grief. It is for the lack of that, that people despair and go down.
Science is an ideal of the method of nature, and the production of that ideal is a true creation.
Samuel Morison Brown
Quote of the day
Wars can be prevented just as surely as they can be provoked, and we who fail to prevent them must share the guilt for the dead.
Predictions that didn't happen
If it's on the Internet it must be true
Remarkable Last Words (or Near-Last Words)
Philip James Bailey
Letitia Elizabeth Landon