"I am overwhelmed with an enormous sense of my own worthlessness- which is very nice and makes me dance and sing."
"The principle objection to an argument is that it interrupts a quarrel."
"I knew pages of Shakespeare's blank verse without a notion of the meaning of most of it; which is perhaps the right way to begin to appreciate verse."
Friday, November 20, 2009
A few quotes
I've been rereading parts of The Wisdom and Innocence for a college admission essay I'm working on, and came across several absolutely lovely quotes: