Archives for: November 2007

And history goes round and round...

posted by collin on 07.11.09 at 10:46, null, nonsense, random, Leave a comment Permalink

I. Everything is at its Acme-

especially the art of making one's way in the world. There is more required nowadays to make a single wise man than formerly to make Seven Sages, and more is needed nowadays to deal with a single person than was required with a whole people in former times.

-Balthasar Gracian, The Art of Worldly Wisdom 1637