Posts Tagged ‘earth’

Quote of the day, April 19

April 19, 2017

Catullus, on living and loving

“Let us live and love, nor give a damn what sour old men say.
The sun that sets may rise again, but when our light has sunk into the earth it is gone forever.”

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Quote of the day, April 19

April 19, 2014

Stephen Jay Gould, from The Flamingo’s Smile: Reflections in Natural History

“We have become, by the power of a glorious evolutionary accident called intelligence, the stewards of life’s continuity on earth. We did not ask for this role, but we cannot abjure it. We may not be suited to it, but here we are.”