Archive for the ‘International’ Category

Quote of the day, June 26

June 26, 2017

Umberto Eco, on reality

“I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth.”

Quote of the day, June 22

June 23, 2017

William Shakespeare, on action

“Action is eloquence.”

Quote of the day, June 21

June 23, 2017

Confucius, on self-reflection

“When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.”

Quote of the day, June 20

June 23, 2017

Winston Churchill, on language

“Broadly speaking, the short words are the best, and the old words best of all.”

Quote of the day, June 19

June 19, 2017

Leonardo Da Vinci, on argumentation  

“Anyone who conducts an argument by appealing to authority is not using his intelligence; he is just using his memory.”

Quote of the day, June 17

June 17, 2017

Rudyard Kipling,on making the most of life

“Fill the unforgiving minute with sixty seconds worth of distance run.”

Quote of the day, June 16

June 17, 2017

Isaac Newton, on building bridges 

“We build too many walls and not enough bridges.”

Quote of the day, June 10

June 16, 2017

Virgil, from The Aeneid

“Through various hazards and events we move.”

Quote of the day, June 9

June 16, 2017

Charles Dickens, from Martin Chuzzlewit

“What is exaggeration to one class of minds and perceptions, is plain truth to anotheR.”

Quote of the day, June 7

June 16, 2017

Aristotle, on education

“Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.”