Tags » Aurelius

Independent Bookstores  

Kipling’s Captain Courageous title page

There was a bookstore I used to go to all the time. I moved away from it for a while when I went off to college. 822 more words

Writing

Die Wahrheit und der Löwe

“Die Wahrheit ist wie ein Löwe.
Man muss sie nicht verteidigen.
Lass sie einfach los.
Sie wird sich selbst verteidigen.”
Aurelius Augustinus – 4. Jahrh. 37 more words

Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability. – Marcus Aurelius

At the Crossroads of Philosophy

I recently read an article in The Economist entitled “Philosopher Kings” (you can find it here). In it, the author suggests a new (though really, very old) way to collectively educate the most influential persons of our society, specifically, business leaders, but also, theoretically, government officials, collegiate faculty and staff, media and technology moguls, etcetera. 1,063 more words

Aurelius

Aurelius, the Globe-Trotting Pup...

…had become quite popular, so much so he now has his own page, “The Adventures of Aurelius.”  So…for all the little ones out there, stay tuned as he travels on his adventures in the coming months to Dublin, Edinburgh, Montreal and Wales !

Cities

Hissy Fit Jones Says.....

Hissy Fit Jones knows this one all too well!

Memes