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  • Ut in civitatibus contumaces qui non cedunt politico imperio vi coercendi sunt; ita Deus nobis indidit alteram imperii formam; si cor non deponit vitiosum affectum, membra foras coercenda sunt, ne ruant in quod affectus impellant: et locomotiva, quae herili imperio obtemperat, alteri resistat.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • For such of us as pretend to be wise -- and we are but fools in a lesser degree -- we know that humanity moves onward only by the impellant of fine dreams.

    The Ragged Edge


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