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February 6, 2001
A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.
-- Oscar Wilde
December 31, 2000
Mozart has the classic purity of light and the blue ocean; Beethoven the romantic grandeur which belongs to the storms of air and sea, and while the soul of Mozart seems to dwell on the ethereal peaks of Olympus, that of Beethoven climbs shuddering the storm-beaten sides of a Sinai. Blessed be they both! Each represents a moment of the ideal life, each does us good. Our love is due to both.
-- Henri Frederic Amiel
November 29, 2000
Under a democratical government the citizens exercise the powers of sovereignty; and those powers will be first abused, and afterwards lost, if they are committed to an unwieldy multitude.
-- Edward Gibbon
November 28, 2000
A doctrine which is able to maintain itself not in clear light, but only in the dark, will of necessity lose its effect on mankind, with incalculable harm to human progress.
-- Albert Einstein
October 17, 2000
The greatest wisdom doesn't know itself. The richest plan is not to have one.
-- Louise Erdrich
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