Category: Quotes

"No page is more welcome to the Muses than that which knows how to combine grave and gay, and to refresh the weary mind with helpful trifles." Joseph Epstein

“I want nothing to do with politicians—they are not men; they cease to be men, in becoming politicians. Their hearts wither away, and die out of their bodies.” Nathaniel …

"The Carmelite Rule prescribes: 'Be careful not to indulge in a great deal of talk, for. . . sin will not be wanting where there is much talk.'” Cardinal Sarah

"Any little boy who was not raised with little Negro children might just as well not have been raised at all." Will Percy, affectionately remembering his childhood friends in …

“If you want to know what a man is really like, take notice of how he acts when he loses money.” Simone Weil

“There’s no money in poetry, but then there’s no poetry in money, either.” Robert Graves

“The holy man always conceals his holiness; that is the one invariable rule.” G. K. Chesterton