Tuesday, May 18, 2010
From My Commonplace Book
“A well-spent day brings happy sleep.”~~Leonardo da Vinci
“A garden is an evidence of faith, and it links us with all the misty figures of the past who also planted and were nourished by the fruits of their planting. The truth is, none of us belongs merely to today; we are a small part of the whole progression of mankind. We have a responsibility to pass to the next generation as much good as we can, and we are also responsible for those who went before us.”~~Gladys Taber
“To remain ignorant of things that happened before you were born is to remain a child.”~~Cicero
“To live within a just order is to live within a pattern that has beauty. The individual finds purpse within an order, and security—whether it is the order of the soul or the order of the community. Without order, indeed the life of man is poor, nasty, brutish, and short.”~~Russell Kirk
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