Wednesday, June 29, 2016

"In making scientific discoveries man patently reveals his ability to see beyond what is immediately given in the physical. Because this ability of man is metaphysical, the metaphysics of discovery imposes the rediscovery of metaphysics."

-Stanley L. Jaki: "The Absolute Beneath the Relative and Other Essays"

Monday, June 27, 2016

"[My sister] wants me to tell you that I'm a lazy little girl, but this isn't true because I work all day long playing tricks on my poor little sisters."

 -St. Therese of Lisieux, age 4, in a letter to her sister's friend. :-)  (Her first letter, incidentally)

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

"...the ability of the Professionally Offended to take offense where none was offered is really a kind of social theft. (Theft is taking something that was not offered.)"
-Mike Flynn

Friday, June 3, 2016

“Am I hideous, Jane?"
"Very, sir: you always were, you know.”
-Jane Eyre, Charlotte Bronte