Archive for July, 2013

Quote of the day, July 31

July 31, 2013

Rudyard Kipling, on building gardens

“Gardens are not made by singing ‘Oh, how beautiful!’ and sitting in the shade.”

Quote of the day, July 30

July 30, 2013

Thucydides, on power

“Of all manifestations of power, restraint impresses men the most.”

Quote of the day, July 29

July 29, 2013

A.E. Housman, on knowledge (1892)

“The sum of things to be known is inexhaustible, and however long we read, we shall never come to the end of our story-book.”

Quote of the day, July 28

July 28, 2013

Harold Bloom, on reading

“Reading well is one of the great pleasures that solitude can afford you.” 

Quote of the day, July 27

July 27, 2013

Soren Kierkegaard, on life

“Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forwards.”

Quote of the day, July 26

July 26, 2013

Daniel J. Boorstin, on writing

“I write to discover what I think. After all, the bars aren’t open that early.”

Scholastic Journalism events at the upcoming AEJMC conference in Washington, D.C.

July 26, 2013

Here is a list of events for the Scholastic Journalism Division of AEJMC at the 2013 Conference in Washington, D.C., in August: (more…)

Quote of the day, July 25

July 25, 2013

Juvenal, on wisdom

“Never does Nature say one thing and Wisdom another.”

Quote of the day, July 24

July 24, 2013

Juvenal, Satire III, 113

“They wish to know the family secrets and to be feared accordingly.”

Quote of the day, July 23

July 23, 2013

Juvenal, on knowledge

“All wish to possess knowledge, but few, comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price.”